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    • Join Date: Oct 2007
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    #1

    break the shackles

    dear teachers,

    please explain it 1. break the shackles




    thanks


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: break the shackles

    I would SO like the context and sentence!

    Shackles are the metal chains and manacles that are used on prisoners.

    Breaking one's shackles can mean that metaphorically one is forcing one's way out of a state or situation.

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