break (something) loose from somebody


break (something) loose from somebody
break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom
to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc

The organization broke loose from its sponsors.

He cut himself loose from his family.

Main entry:looseidiom

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  • cut (something) loose from somebody — break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc • The organization broke loose from its sponsors. • He cut himself loose from his family. Main entry: ↑looseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear (something) loose from somebody — break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc • The organization broke loose from its sponsors. • He cut himself loose from his family. Main entry: ↑looseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • break (somebody) loose from something — break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc • The organization broke loose from its sponsors. • He cut himself loose from his family. Main entry: ↑looseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut (somebody) loose from something — break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc • The organization broke loose from its sponsors. • He cut himself loose from his family. Main entry: ↑looseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear (somebody) loose from something — break/cut/tear (sb/sth) ˈloose from sb/sth idiom to separate yourself or sb/sth from a group of people or their influence, etc • The organization broke loose from its sponsors. • He cut himself loose from his family. Main entry: ↑looseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • break — break1 W1S1 [breık] v past tense broke [brəuk US brouk] past participle broken [ˈbrəukən US ˈbrou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(separate into pieces)¦ 2¦(bones)¦ 3¦(machines)¦ 4¦(rules/laws)¦ 5¦(promise/agreement)¦ 6¦(stop/rest)¦ 7¦(end something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • break loose — verb 1. be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise (Freq. 2) His anger exploded • Syn: ↑explode, ↑burst forth • Derivationally related forms: ↑explosion (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • break away — verb 1. move away or escape suddenly (Freq. 2) The horses broke from the stable Three inmates broke jail Nobody can break out this prison is high security • Syn: ↑break, ↑break out • Derivationally relat …   Useful english dictionary

  • break out — verb 1. start abruptly (Freq. 4) After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc • Syn: ↑erupt • Hypernyms: ↑begin, ↑start • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • loose — loose1 W3S3 [lu:s] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not firmly attached)¦ 2¦(not attached)¦ 3¦(not tied tightly)¦ 4¦(hair)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(free)¦ 7¦(not exact)¦ 8¦(not very controlled)¦ 9¦(not solid)¦ 10¦(sport)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English