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rouse someone from something

to awaken someone from something; to cause someone to come out of something. I roused Tom from his nap and sent him on his way. We could not rouse her from her deep sleep.
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rouse someone out of something

to awaken someone out of a state, such as sleep. It was almost impossible to rouse George out of his sleep. They could not rouse us out of our drowsy state.
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rouse someone to something

to stir someone to something. I will rouse the workers to action. They will work or have to find other jobs. The speech by the president roused the citizens to action.
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From here until the end of the race, Rouse remained right on Stamper's back wheel, the pair making light work of Wayne Ryan on the eighth lap to pick up a place each.
As part of the partnership, Rouse Social will also be helping many of the anticipated LegacyXChange athletes to improve their social media engagements and best practices on how to promote their collectibles and memorabilia.
Mallards boss, Whitey Anderson, has been keen to lure the fans' favourite back and when Rouse struggled to get in ahead of Andy Coleman, talks were held.
The newly filed documents, which precede the filing of a development application, also show Rouse will construct new retail buildings near the mall on the 70-acre property, although their placement has changed from the original concept by moving them closer to Gateway Street.
We are honored to be selected as a mortgage partner for Rouse Chamberlin Homes," stated Frank DiMaio, Senior Vice President of National Retail Sales for GMH.
Rouse, 33, who has played for a number of top League of Ireland clubs as well as Barbados, is due to appear in court again in April.
In addition to her long list of impressive credentials and accomplishments, Rouse is also the former owner of Ancient Light Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.
While other divestiture options were carefully considered, GGP said a spin-off represents an "efficient execution that enables shareholders to participate in the potential upside from the repositioning of the Rouse portfolio.
Rouse had made an great start to his first Sunoco campaign.
Rouse fashions a heartfelt and often discomfiting collection of stories that brings out the best and worst in his nearest and dearest while traversing every holiday on the calendar--and even some that aren't.
in 2004, Rouse was contacted by a law school friend of then-Illinois Senator Obama and chose to work for him as his chief of staff,.
Dubai Investment Properties, one of the leading real estate developers in the UAE, today announced that Rouse, a leading intellectual property (IP) consultancy, is holding a blood donation drive on September 14, 2010 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Twin Towers in Deira.
ROUSE Phil Sadly missed, but always in our thoughts.
With the series poised at 1-0 all eyes are on the next instalment in Birmingham, but Rouse says inclement weather has left the playing surface looking "like jelly".
The name Ruth Rouse (1872-1956) may not resonate with many today, but a century ago in the heyday of the Student Volunteer Movement (SVM) and its successor, the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), hers was a name to conjure with.