collect from

collect something from someone

 
1. to gather up something from someone; to gather money from someone. I'm here to collect used clothing from you. She is out collecting donations from the neighbors.
2. to take a medical specimen from a person. I am here to collect a urine specimen from the patient. The phlebotomist collected the specimen from Todd and left the room.
See also: collect
References in classic literature ?
But after that I watched the chance when she wasn't around so as to collect from her barkeeper.
Andrew Cubria, a Chicago doctor who performed more than 750 angioplasties and other heart operations on Medicaid patients who didn't require the surgery so that he could collect from health insurers.
If we require businesses to collect from the 30,000 taxing jurisdictions, it will be impossible for businesses to do that without great expense, says Richard Barton, senior vice president for Congressional Relations for the Direct Marketing Association.
Some collect from only one country, or the whole world, or ones that have only to do with butterflies.
1-800-COLLECT can be used to call collect from any telephone, anywhere in the United States and to 130 international locations around the world.
The tenants wind up with huge retroactive increases, the landlords end up with payments they can't collect from tenants who have moved out of the building.
1) The liability of the person responsible for payment of the taxes is distinct from the corporation's liability and may be asserted by the IRS without first attempting to collect from the corporation.
MPV's Patient Portion Pricer provides the tools and data to generate such estimates, allowing medical groups to know what to collect from patients.
The sets are used with Haemonetics MCS(R)+ system to collect from blood donors either two units of red blood cells or one unit of red blood cells and one unit of plasma.
The Complaint alleges that the lease agreement between the Lions and the City of Pontiac allows the City to assess, and the Lions to collect from their fans, a $1.
1-800-COLLECT enables anyone -- travelers, students, children, fishermen, and men and women in the armed services -- to call collect from any phone in America, including Alaska.