- • break away• break loosev. phr.To liberate oneself from someone or something.
Jane tried to break loose from her attacker, but he was too strong.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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