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Phrasal Verbs

extricate from

This page is about the phrasal verb extricate from

FORMAL

Meaning

to get someone out of a difficult situation or a dangerous place

For example

  • 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.

Quick Quiz

Our new government has managed to extricate us from the war, so our soldiers are going to

a. go to war

b. keep fighting

c. come home

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