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    Use of FREE

    hello again,
    Could FREE be used in all these contexts:
    1. The road was FREE in the wee hours so is reached early.
    2. When i get FREE from my office i will attend the meeting.(or RELEIVE/or any other word)
    Thank you

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    Re: Use of FREE

    Free can mean unecumbered or, alternatively, without charge.

    So the road could be free for two reasons;
    1 there was no charge (toll) to use it or

    2. there was no traffic (quiet without obstacles)

    you should add so 'the destination was' reached early


    Better to say "when I am free from my office "

    'When I am relieved from my/the office would be OK

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