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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

clip something from something

to cut something out of or away from something; to cut something off something. I clipped the picture from the magazine. I clipped the straggly hairs from his head.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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