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delete (something) from (something)

To remove something, usually text, from something else. I think that my argument made more sense once I deleted that section from my paper. Dude, you've got to delete your ex-girlfriend's number from your phone, or else you'll just keep calling her.
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delete something from something

to remove something from something; to cross something out from something. Will you please delete this paragraph from the contract? The line was deleted from the sales agreement.
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When a user left the company IT erased his hard drive, deleting the email along with it.
With AttentionStream(TM) synchronization, every action from subscribing to new feeds, updating articles, reading and deleting articles, to creating categories and adding tags will be synchronized in Outlook and on a personal, privacy-protected Web page at Attensa Online.
Deleting a file doesn't get rid of it; it just erases the identification code that tells a computer where it's situated on the hard disk.
com/t/delete-spotify-account) deleting your account and your data from the service is a trying task that takes numerous steps, lots of time, patience and persistence.
While most of these legends are harmless, some can cause real harm if taken seriously, such as a common story that certain legitimate Windows system files are dangerous and should be deleted - but actually deleting the files is what will damage your system.
We've now instituted a 90 day delay in deleting the content, including the photos, metadata, comments, and all the bits of an account, after it's deleted.
The service is completely automated and highly accurate, guaranteeing customers' email privacy and mitigating the risk of deleting legitimate email.
The shredder feature also allows data cleanup on the system by securely deleting commonly known temporary files, making sure no cached copy of confidential data is accessible.
Not only is the ongoing risk of loss and theft high, but laptops typically aren't effective at deleting information.
SnapNames has arranged on behalf of its customers a unique opportunity to purchase, on a first-come, first-served basis, fixed-price ($74) SnapBack(TM) back-order positions on the deleting names, with the virtual guarantee that names will be secured upon their release for the back-order holder.
A new virus spread across corporate networks over the Memorial Day weekend, deleting critical files and quickly infecting other computer networks via the Microsoft Outlook email program.
New Worm Spreads through Outlook Email, Deleting Files
s email policy administration tools help businesses manage the process of deleting email after a specified time, thereby shielding them from legal liability.
ExploreZip searches the C through Z drives of a victim's system and destroys files by making them 0 bytes long, basically deleting them and making them non-recoverable.
of sorting and deleting records within the database.