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evacuate one's bowels

Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
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evacuate someone (from something) (to something)

to remove someone from something or some place to another thing or place, as in an emergency. They had to evacuate everyone from the subway station to a nearby building. The rescuers evacuated the people from the flames.
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The situation of more than 450 persons, who were evacuated from Homs old city, were settled lately.
160 civilians were evacuated from inundated areas and moved to upper reaches and were given first air, food and shelter.
SHOCKED residents have told how they were evacuated from their homes af-ated after a bomb disposal squad was called to examine suspicious items.
The details further show that 3264 flood-affectees were evacuated from Chachran Sharif, 1028 from Mouza Chuhan, 259 from Bhong and 317 from Abadpur in Rahim Yar Khan District.
North Wales Police evacuated residents from the village of Pennal, near Machynlleth, Powys, after a slight breach in the dam of a local reservoir which caused a small amount of water to escape.
Administrative decisions to evacuate 676 buildings have been issued of which 421 violating buildings had been already evacuated.
Nobody was injured in the fire, although paramedics carried out checks on those evacuated.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) evacuated 43,640 flood-hit victims so far from districts of the Punjab.
787 were evacuated from Kundai, 491 from Bangla Hinjra, 389 from Left Marginal Band and 997 from Sarki Bandd.
The rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations carried out rescue operation by having evacuated people from the village blocked by the snow avalanche in Kara-Kulja rayon of Osh oblast using the helicopter of the Defense Ministry, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.
Around 80 people were evacuated from homes and workplaces by a severe fire.
Families were evacuated yesterday from their homes after a gas leak in Newcastle.
VAN NUYS -- Police evacuated a Costco store after a suspicious package was found near the entrance, authorities said.
Ireland's Dublin airport was evacuated today (7 July) due to a suspect package.
The rig off the Yorkshire coast - part of the UK's biggest gas storage facility - has now been evacuated and made safe.