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abduct (someone) from

To kidnap. Someone abducted that little girl from her parents' home in the middle of the night. I hope the dog wasn't abducted from our yard.
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abduct someone from someone or something

to take away or kidnap a person from someone or from a particular place, usually in secret. The thugs abducted the child from her mother.
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International parental abduction continues to affect California families more than any other state.
In upper brachial plexus injuries loss of elbow flexion, shoulder abduction and external rotation are the main functional deficits to be addressed.
Ms Carey said: "It really is a very difficult process to even be considered for appointment to the International Child Abduction and Contact Panel and I couldn't be more proud of the efforts of the team at MSB.
As well as increasing the maximum sentence for child abduction from seven to 14 years the commission is also recommending the offence should be extended to include cases where a child is lawfully removed from the UK but then unlawfully retained abroad.
6 abductions and kidnappings of youngsters were reported for every 100,000 people in the region - twice the national average of 1.
A spate of child abduction attempts were reported in Birmingham at the turn of the year.
An Abduction Revelation" is published by Balboa Press and is available online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
He said incidents of abduction for ransom and target killing are product of previous governments.
The move comes in response to a recent news report carrying a confession by a North Korean defector that abductions of Japanese fishermen took place.
I will comprehensively resolve the issues of abduction as well as (Pyongyang's) nuclear and missile programs in accordance with the Pyongyang Declaration.
Undeniably, international child abduction by parents is a problem that deserves a legal remedy.
The North maintains the abduction cases have been resolved, but Japan has been seeking a reinvestigation into the abductions that took place in the 1970s and 1980s.
According to FBI studies, the majority of successfully resolved child abduction cases included a neighborhood canvass.
Summary: The government was urged Monday to sign up to an international agreement that would help reduce the rate of child abduction in Lebanon.
Jaipur The abduction of an auxiliary midwife has caused ripples in Rajasthan government and public health minister Mahipal Maderna is facing accusation from the husband of the nurse who claimed that the abduction was done at the behest of the minister Maderna.