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break out of

Definition of break out of in English:

Escape from: figurative executives looking to break out of the corporate hierarchy
More example sentences
  • Yes, and once you're in the prison system it's very hard to break out of it.
  • Eventually convicted, he broke out of jail and formed the Stander Gang, which sometimes robbed four banks a day.
  • Should they manage to escape, they are to be pursued as dangerous fugitives and charged in the same way as convicts who break out of high security jails.
Synonyms
escape from, abscond from, flee from;
get free of
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