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Definition of "break loose" []

  • To escape, to free oneself (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "break loose" in a sentence
  • "And within a few weeks, the anchored mines began to break loose from their moorings and drift down the Channel, making passage dangerous for British cross-Channel traffic."
  • "Top of the list of targets to be engaged were the ZSU 23-4S then the T72s, which threatened to break loose south of Iffezheim."
  • "Ricocheting off the corridor wall, Caitano saw the forward bulkhead of the phaser control bay break loose and pummel Stevens, who collapsed to the deck, pinned beneath the massive chunk of duranium."
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