extricate from Formal
Meaning: to get someone out of a difficult situation or a dangerous place
- extricate sb from sth Their accountant tried to extricate the company executives from charges of tax evasion.
- extricate oneself from sth Even though he had a team of very expensive lawyers, Lord Fartwhistle couldn't extricate himself from the legal mess he was in.
Our new government has managed to extricate us from the war, so our soldiers are going to