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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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William exclaimed, flinging himself back in his chair, and uprooting his eyes from the spot in the fire.
All that night, while squall after squall smote Berande, uprooting trees, overthrowing copra-sheds, and rocking the house on its tall piles, Sheldon slept.
Though vaguely conscious, he lay without movement while the ice tore by, great cakes of it caroming against the bank, uprooting trees, and gouging out earth by hundreds of tons.
The dragon paid no further attention to him, however, for Tippet's sudden break for liberty had attracted its attention; and after Tippet it went, bowling over small trees, uprooting underbrush and leaving a wake behind it like that of a small tornado.
He knew too well what these things meant to the millions who profess them, to approach the task of uprooting them with levity or even with haste.
Agitation and anxiety of mind scatter wrinkles and grey hairs with no unsparing hand; but deeper traces follow on the silent uprooting of old habits, and severing of dear, familiar ties.
The Israel Defense Forces have been accused of uprooting olive trees to facilitate the building of settlements, expanding roads and creating infrastructure.
The Israel Defence Forces have been accused of uprooting olive trees to facilitate the building of settlements, expand roads and build infrastructure.
One is a newly recognized 501[c][3] charitable, secular, and non-political organization devoted solely to uprooting poverty worldwide by helping individuals and their families living in poverty to transform their lives.
land; including the burning and uprooting of trees.
The sources added that the violent uprooting happened on Thursday morning and that the land owners and citizens of the village filed a report at the Palestinian Military Liaison office.
Locals from the Yyrca village had been guarding the nearby grove for more than 16 days to prevent the Kolin Group construction company from uprooting thousands of olive trees there to make room for the planned power plant.
Occupation forces accompanied by the Israeli Environmental Authority visited the area more than four months ago and marked thousands of olive trees for uprooting.
He said that before uprooting the trees, Israeli troops closed the area debarring the citizens from entering it, ,adding that clashes erupted between citizens and the troops who fired sound bombs.
A statement issued by the Speaker-s Office quoted Nijaifi stressing in the meeting that uprooting terrorist organizations is done through cooperation of all spectrums of Iraqi society based on genuine national partnership; pointing out that the organization is investing in past and present mistakes; and that uprooting it comes through finding political solution and by giving local administrations the right authorities.