Tear loose from - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
tear loose from (someone or something) (redirected from tear loose from)
tear loose from (someone or something)
To physically separate from something. This phrase can be applied to both people and things. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tear" and "loose." I had to chase my dog down the street after he tore loose from the leash during our walk. Those bricks in the yard must have torn loose from the chimney.
break/cut/tear (something) ˈloose from somebody/something separate yourself or somebody/something from a group of people or their influence, etc: The organization broke loose from its sponsors. ♢ He cut himself loose from his family.
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