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banish from (something or some place)

To prohibit someone from a certain place or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "banish" and "from." My rude comments got me banished from that website. My friends and I were banished from that restaurant after we got into a fight there.
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banish someone or something from some place

to ban or evict someone or something from some place. The town council banished motorcycles from all the parks in town. The new law banished vagrants from the train station.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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