flush (someone or something) out of (some thing or place)

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flush (someone or something) out of (some thing or place)

1. To use liquids to expel something from something else. I was able to flush that debris out of my eyes, thank goodness.
2. To force someone or something out of hiding. That loud crash flushed a stray cat out of our shed. Police have the suspect surrounded and are hoping to flush him out of the building with tear gas.
See also: flush, of, out, thing