Tear loose from - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
break/cut/tear loose from somebody/something (redirected from tear loose from)
break something loose from something
to loosen a part of something; to loosen and remove a part of something. The mechanic broke the strap loose from the tailpipe. The bracket was broken loose from the wall.
cut someone or something loose from something
to sever the connection between people or things, in any combination. Wally cut the child loose from the tree where his playmates had tied him up. I cut the cord loose from the anchor by mistake.
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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