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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They will be confident of springing us a surprise in the next couple of days," Domingo said.
"Everton are a very resilient side and they looked as though they were capable of springing us.