escape from

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Verb1.escape from - get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
escape, get away, break loose - run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"
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Well, they say that Monsieur de Beaufort is going to escape from Vincennes, if he has not done so already.
I now come to that part of my life during which I planned, and finally succeeded in making, my escape from slavery.
It is my opinion that thousands would escape from slavery, who now remain, but for the strong cords of affection that bind them to their friends.
I told him I did; but, just having made my escape from slavery, I remarked that I was unable to pay for it then.
It may prove our best means of escape from our difficulties.
Ghak, Perry, and I often talked together of possible escape, but the Sarian was so steeped in his lifelong belief that no one could escape from the Mahars except by a miracle, that he was not much aid to us--his attitude was of one who waits for the miracle to come to him.
Ghak," I said, "we are determined to escape from this bondage.
Her escape from the village had been much easier than she had anticipated.
However, instead of putting thoughts of possible escape from my mind, my audience with Lorquas Ptomel only served to center my every faculty on this subject.
Edmundo Ramos, a construction worker from Tumaga village here, told reporters he managed to escape from his captors Sunday night.
While the choppy water surrounding Rikers Island jail makes it difficult for inmates to leave the island, Hill isn't the first to have attempted an escape from the infamous jail complex.
The venue, part owned by Free Radio's John Dalziel, runs live games where teams of five work to crack a number of puzzles to escape from a locked room in just one hour.