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break loose

 
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loose
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to break the physical bonds of something and become free.
The suspect broke loose from the police officers.The dog was chained up but he broke loose.
definition 2: to shed inhibitions or emotional ties that restrain one.
His behavior was quiet and reserved at the office, but he broke loose at parties on the weekends.She'd spent years taking care of her invalid mother and she felt it was now time to break loose.