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.
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.
That's what reason is given man for, to escape from what worries him," said the lady in French, lisping affectedly, and obviously pleased with her phrase.
There," she said to herself, looking into the shadow of the carriage, at the sand and coal dust which covered the sleepers-- "there, in the very middle, and I will punish him and escape from everyone and from myself.
Until hope proved futile she would not give it up; nor did she entertain thoughts of self-destruction only as a final escape from dishonor.
If he could persuade Achmet Zek to send him in command of the party which took Lady Greystoke north it would give him the opportunity he craved to make his escape from his chief.
I have accomplished the impossible once, and so I shall accomplish it again--I shall escape from Caspak.
Now these iron blinds have remained fastened by their iron latch; and yet we have proof that the murderer made his escape from the, pavilion by that window
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.
A MURDER suspect from the Black Country has admitted his role in plotting his own escape from a prison van.
Oleg Topalov managed to escape from the Matrosskaya Tishina prison in Moscow, from a hole in his ceiling, reports (http://www.