HyperDic: break_loose

English > 2 senses of the expression break loose:
VERBchangebreak loose, explode, burst forthbe unleashed
motionbreak loose, escape, get awayrun away from confinement
English > break loose: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBe unleashed; emerge with violence or noise.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsexplode, burst forth
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishestallar, explotar
Catalanesclatar, explotar
English > break loose: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningrun away from confinement.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsescape, get away
Narrowerbreak, break out, break awayMove away or escape suddenly
elude, evade, bilkescape, either physically or mentally
escape, get awayRemove oneself from a familiar / familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
exfiltrateEscape furtively, as from an area under enemy control
run awayescape from the control of
shake, shake off, throw off, escape fromGet rid of
slipMove smoothly and easily
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
Spanishdesatarse, escaparse, escapar, evadirse, evadir, fugarse, huir, irse, librarse
Catalananar-se'n, escapar, escapolir-se, evadir-se, evadir, fugir, marxar, tocar el dos

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