delete from

delete (something) from (something)

To remove something, usually text, from something else. I think that my argument made more sense once I deleted that section from my paper. Dude, you've got to delete your ex-girlfriend's number from your phone, or else you'll just keep calling her.
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delete something from something

to remove something from something; to cross something out from something. Will you please delete this paragraph from the contract? The line was deleted from the sales agreement.
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IF YOU've recently deleted a file via Windows Explorer by highlighting the file and pressing the Delete key, or by selecting Delete from the right-click menu, restoring the file will likely be a breeze.