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clip (something) from (something)

To cut something so that it is no longer attached to something else. Can you clip this tag from my shirt? I clipped some coupons from the newspaper but totally forgot to bring them to the store with me.
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clip (something) out of (something)

To cut something so that it is no longer attached to something else, often a publication (such as a magazine or newspaper). I clipped some coupons out of the newspaper but totally forgot to bring them to the store with me.
See also: clip, of, out
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If you plan to store many clippings in your computer, set up a directory and a host of subdirectories that resemble the organization of a filing cabinet with appropriate folders.
SCANNING AN ARTICLE saves an the steps of continually filing, and retrieving paper clippings.
The appeals court held that a general ban on the receipt of clippings from noncommercial sources violated the prisoner's First Amendment right to receive information, but that the district court injunction was overly broad and violated the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA.
Recycling these items can reduce the garbage going into landfills by 15 to 25 percent, but there is another component of the waste stream that should be recycled: yard trimmings and lawn clippings.