spring (one) (from some place)(redirected from springing him from)
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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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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