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.
In about four months after I went to New Bed- ford, there came a young man to me, and inquired if I did not wish to take the "Liberator." 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.
"The summer holidays can be really daunting for parents who need to juggle child care alongside working and also keeping children occupied for the whole six weeks, which is why we are offering kids the chance to escape for free ." The attraction allows teams of between two and six to battle against the 60 minutes on the clock to solve a series of clues to escape from their game.
Just how difficult is it to escape from a Kenyan prison facility or vehicle and disappear without trace?
But the accused, in a sharp rebuttal, told the court he was aided rather by a police officer and one Kwesi to escape from the cell.