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uproot someone from

some place Fig. to cause someone to move from a well-established home or setting. You should not uproot people from the land in which they were born. I just couldn't uproot myself from my home.
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uproot something from some place

to take up a plant or tree, roots and all. Wally uprooted the bush from the backyard and replanted it on the other side of the house. Who uprooted a rosebush from my garden?
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The Uproot Weeder is available at home centers or through the Web site.
While societies ultimately cannot cope with unlimited numbers of displaced people, too little attention and too few resources are directed to preventing and resolving the conditions that uproot people in the first place.
Speaking on the occasion, DIG Gandapur said that police were making efforts to eliminate crimes and uproot drug abuse in Upper Dir.
Ghanaian foreign minister, for her part, referred to spread of terrorism in West Africa and activities of Boko Haram in Nigeria, and underlined the need for regional and mutual cooperation to uproot terrorism.
Beckham, 36, will hold talks with his adviser, Simon Fuller, over the coming days before making his decision but is reluctant to uproot his wife Victoria and four children, who are settled in Los Angeles.
The governor promised to provide farmers, choosing to uproot qat at their own will, with optimized seeds, fertilizers, modern irrigation techniques as well as agricultural guidance.
These resolutions challenge, not sovereignty of the state of Israel, but the use of the power of that state to uproot the Palestinian people.
Ahmad Sukkar, mayor of the village, told WAFA that an Israeli army force accompanied by bulldozers raided the village before proceeding to raze a locally owned plot of land and uproot olive trees.
LAHORE -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has vowed to uproot menace of terrorism and overcome all challenges facing the country.
We expect the Israeli bulldozers to arrive in the area at any moment to uproot the rest of the marked trees, which will make the total number of the uprooted trees 2,500," he said.
Zionist settlers normally attack the villages and uproot the trees in the area first, and then invade the same villages for a number of times (mostly nightly raids), force the Palestinian residents out and replace the villages with new Jewish settlements in a matter of months.
He said he would try to ask Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Knesset speaker Ruby Rivlin for permission to speak before the Knesset during a debate on the plan to uproot 25 Jewish communities from Gush Katif and northern Samaria.
They uproot the plants every year but in previous years they just threw them in the bin.