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Difference between Free someone from something and Make someone free of something

free someone from something

1. rid a person from smth. undesirable:

  • He was determined to free the child from the stultifying effects of the formal classroom, with its fixation on discipline.

2. release a person from some physical hindrance:

  • As soon as they arrived the colonel took the old man in his office after ordering to free him from the ropes.

make someone free of something

1. give a person permission to make free use of smth. one owns:

  • Miss Tyler made him free of her house till his own eccentricities, and her wrath at his marriage, drove him out.

2. = free someone from something 1:

  • I know that the management is mostly to blame for scheduling and everything, but that doesn’t make him free of responsibility.