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extract the urine (out of someone or something)

To mock, deride, tease, or ridicule someone or something. A humorously polite alternative to the phrase "take the piss (out of someone or something)." Primarily heard in UK. It took me a while to realize that all her brother's bizarre questions about America were really just his way of extracting the urine out of me. Jeff's always extracting the urine out of the way politicians behave in public. It always takes foreigners a while to come to terms with English people's penchant for extracting the urine.
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extract something from someone or something

to remove something from someone or something; to make someone or a group give something. We extracted the juice from the oranges. The police questioning Maggie extracted the truth from her.
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Isolated constituents, and arguably narrow selected ranges of constituents, are sometimes best thought of as extracted from plants instead of extracts of them.
Simply take a piece of latex and weigh it, shake it for 20-30 minutes in extraction solution supplied with each kit, and within 20-30 minutes most of the soluble protein is efficiently extracted into the extraction solution.
For the acetone extraction, we extracted shellfish homogenate (100 g) 2 times using acetone (400 mL).
GS CleanTech generates revenue by selling its extraction systems and process engineering services and from ongoing annuities arising from the purchase and sale of the extracted corn oil.
Entire blood spots were separated from blood collection cards and extracted overnight in 2 mL methanol for use either in the receptor binding assay for brevetoxin or for analysis by LC-MS/MS.
These contracts are based on our provision of turn-key extraction systems for no up-front cost in return for long-term agreements to purchase the extracted corn oil based on a fixed discount to prevailing fuel prices - or for about $0.
The plant material was first extracted with n- hexane (300 mL), followed by acetone, ethyl acetate and methanol.
Every gram of Pacific yew tree bark yields about 50-70 micrograms of paclitaxel; in branches and leaves of certain varieties of hazelnut, about 5 micrograms of paclitaxel can be extracted.
0 million in annualized revenues from the purchase and sale of the facilities' extracted corn oil as a biodiesel feedstock.
0 to identify a document type, search for areas containing data to be extracted and determine what type of data to extract -- faster than previously possible and with almost no user intervention.
AMEX:FNX) (TSX:FNX) and Dynatec Corporation (TSX:DY) announce that the assay results from the bulk sample material extracted from the PM Deposit at the Sudbury Joint Venture's ("SJV") McCreedy West Mine are positive.
It is also one of the few major drugs that cannot be commercially synthesized and has to be extracted from natural sources.
These are now significantly reduced during removal of the residual hexane (a gasoline-like solvent) from conventionally extracted soy meal.
1) Spectrem Group report, data extracted from "The 403(b) Retirement Market," December 2000.
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