break loose


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He had expected all hell to break loose, and here it was.
When the workmen found it was impossible for me to break loose, they cut all the strings that bound me; whereupon I rose up, with as melancholy a disposition as ever I had in my life.
With the United States in bellicose mood, with the British Parliament having vetoed London's entry into a joint military program with Washington over Syria, with the Russians not ready to countenance any strike on Syria, it was fair to suppose that all hell would break loose once again in the Middle East.
If you don't, the cable could break loose from the THOR III's J5 connector.
When they turn brown and break loose in the fall winds, they roll like giant beach balls, sometimes scattering their seeds for a mile or more.
But just when you think she's set to break loose in songs such as Lonesome Road, she drifts off centre stage and lets her backing band indulge themselves.