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read someone out of something

to expel someone from an organization, such as a political party. Because of her statement, they read her out of the party. The officers tried to read me out of the society, but they didn't succeed.
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read out of

Expel from a group by proclamation, as in After he was convicted for embezzling their funds, the members read him out of the investment club . [First half of 1800s]
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read out of

To expel by proclamation from a social, political, or other group: was read out of the secretariat after the embarrassing incident.
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