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conduct (someone or something) away

To move someone or something away from someone or something else. Go out and conduct the kids away from the pool. I was quick to conduct the dog away from the stray cat.
See also: away, conduct

conduct (someone or something) into (some place)

To move or lead someone or something into a particular place or area. Can you conduct the kids into the house for birthday cake? I was quick to conduct the dog into the house when I noticed the stray cat.
See also: conduct

conduct (someone or something) out of (some place)

To move or lead someone or something out of a particular place or area. Can you conduct the kids out of the house for relay races? Once the stray cat was gone, I conducted the dog out of the house for a walk.
See also: conduct, of, out

conduct in

To direct, lead, or guide someone or something into a particular place or area. A noun or pronoun can be used between "conduct" and "in." Could you please you conduct everyone in for the performance? A guard stood conducting in cars after checking their security clearance.
See also: conduct

conduct out

1. To direct, lead, or guide someone or something out of a particular place or area. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "conduct" and "out." The teacher conducted his students out of the room. Security personnel began conducting us out of the building.
2. To undertake or carry out something. I think we should conduct out our own research. The government has committed to conducting out a review of its current policy.
See also: conduct, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

conduct someone away (from someone or something)

to lead someone away from someone or something. The usher conducted the gentleman away from the front of the auditorium. Can you conduct Fred away from the area? Please conduct him away.
See also: away, conduct

conduct someone into something

 and conduct someone in
to lead someone into something or some place. The usher conducted the gentleman into the hall. The host was pleased to conduct in the guest of honor.
See also: conduct

conduct someone out of something

 and conduct someone out
to lead someone out of something or some place. The usher conducted the gentleman out of the hall. The cop conducted out the gang of rowdy youths.
See also: conduct, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In 2004, 345 human resource professionals representing business, industry, and higher education responded to a reference and background check survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.