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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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Furthermore the methanolic and some other solvent extracts of 22 species distributed in 21 genera and 17 families were studied against the clinical isolates of S.
The researchers prepared phenolic extracts from Pinot noir grape pomace or seeds.
Marketing aligned with 'health and wellness': Manufacturers are focusing on selling the "health and wellness" attributes of malt extracts, by creating relevant marketing campaigns.
The phytochemical screening of the fresh fruit, decoction, crude ethanolic, aqueous, hexane, and ethyl acetate extracts was carried out to determine the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, reducing sugars, cardiac glycosides, saponins, phytosterols, tannins, and triterpenes with the procedures described by Tiwari et al [5].
The extracts were concentrated under reduced presure on a rotary evaporator.
The extracts of different plants material were sprayed with a knapsack hand sprayer.
Fruits treated with bael extracts @ 50 per cent concentration had a mean spoilage percentage of 6.
The ethanolic and n-hexane extracts of the plant were solubilized in 5% DMSO at concentration of 5 mg of extract per ml 5% DMSO (5 mg/mL).
Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen report that these extracts represent a potential new class of anti-HIV-1 agents for the treatment of AIDS.
ABC emphasized that the Chinese ginkgo extract manufactured in Shanghai is not consistent with any compendial botanical and chemical standards for quality as set forth in various official pharmacopeias and does not conform to the well-established chemical profiles, quality and purity of the leading, clinically tested ginkgo extracts.
The source of Frutarom Savory Solutions' new extract is the plant family Oleaceae.
The extracts of watermelon, rose flower and jasmine flower are water/glycerine extracts.
Extracts from natural sources, such as green tea, grape seed and bacteriocins like nisin, could be alternatives for food processors to use instead of chemicals to protect against pathogen contamination.
The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of aqueous tea extracts on lipid peroxidation and alpha and gamma tocopherols concentration in the oxidative damage of human red blood cells (RBC).