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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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Dar alleged that Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif and Mayor Chaudhry Tauheed Akhtar got the camp uprooted.
Edward Carranza, Cordillera regional police director, said that after a four-day operation, the Kalinga police, Philiippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Cordillera and the Philippine Army's 503rd IB uprooted some 28,000 fully grown marijuana plants and 112,000 seedlings.
He stated that unsafe vegetables were uprooted from Lahore, Sahiwal, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, and Sargodha.
Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Jewish settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Rehelim uprooted about 100 olive trees belonging to Mohammad Saleh Jazi, a Palestinian citizen from Yasuf.
Ghassan Daghlas, who is responsible for the settlement file in the northern West Bank, said that settlers from the settlement of "Rahalim" uprooted 100 olive trees from the Yasuf lands in the Asharat area south of the village.
Following this, the uprooted trees are put on motorised carriers and taken to another place for re- plantation.
Dubai: A mechanic has been jailed for assaulting his roommate with an iron bar because he uprooted a small tree that the former had planted in front of their residence.
Senior Inspector Aldrin Salinas, Loreto police chief, said operatives uprooted some 29,000 marijuana plants in the first site and another 25,000 in another area.
Up to 28 million of the children have been uprooted by violent conflict, with nearly as many abandoning their homes in search of a better life, says a report released by the UNICEF, Al Manar reported.
Share # PRESS RELEASE: More than 3 million uprooted by conflict in Yemen Figures released today by UNHCR and IOM show that forced displacement across Yemen is on the rise.
Worse still, also uprooted was a well established tree, over 10' tall, planted by a church member in memory of his late father, and about to have a commemorative plaque recording that fact.
Last April, Israeli settlers from the Immanuel settlement uprooted some 450 olive trees and saplings from lands in Deir Istiya, northern Salfit.
Last April, Israeli settlers from theImmanuel settlement uprooted some 450 olive trees and saplings from lands in Deir Istiya, northern Salfit.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Municipal workers uprooted trees planted in a main square in the Gebze district of Kocaeli on Wednesday during arrangements for an election rally by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) which is planned to be held in the square on Friday.
T]here is something elemental about the way Uprooted is built: it delves into the origins of storytelling, using the foundation of fairytales to tell a story that is at once familiar and comforting as well as subversive and progressive.