spring (one) (from some place)

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spring (one) (from some place)

To cause or help one to escape or be released from jail or some other confinement. An elaborate conspiracy had been orchestrated to spring the mob boss from prison. His wealthy parents had to come down to the county courthouse and spring him yet again.
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spring someone

tv. to get someone out of jail on bond or permanently. My wife came down and sprung me; otherwise, I’d still be in the slammer.
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Governor Ajimobi has put a foundation in place for us to spring us back to the top and beyond and that is what we plan to achieve within four and eight years.
Meanwhile, Prince's 1980s backing band, The Revolution, is reuniting and hitting the road for a spring US tour.
However, when he is being closed down he seems to want too much time on the ball allowing the opposition to tackle him and spring us on the counter.
"It is a massive enabler and confidence-builder to spring us into the next stage of our development, the process has been hugely empowering."
Toyota dealers had their two best sales weekends of the year late in the month, and we re optimistic that momentum will spring us into April.
"Toyota dealers had their two best sales weekends of the year late in the month, and we're optimistic that momentum will spring us into April.''
Last spring US intelligence picked up similar reports that Abu Ghadiyah was planning an attack in Iraq.
For the rest of us, the story is just the thing to spring us awake and clutch our imaginations on a placid, cold January day.
Hopefully when we get the upgrade it should spring us out front."
"The league table is still very tight this early on, so one or two wins will spring us up the table."
Two wins would spring us into mid-table and really kick-start our season."