disconnect (someone or something) from (someone or something)

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disconnect (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To separate someone or something from someone or something else. My phone disconnected me from my secretary when its battery suddenly died. You'll need to disconnect this pipe from that one in order to make the repair.
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disconnect someone or something from someone or something

to break the connection between things or people. The telephone operator disconnected Larry from his caller. He disconnected himself from the cords of his parachute.
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It appeared to us a land without memories, regrets, and hopes; a land where nothing could survive the coming of the night, and where each sunrise, like a dazzling act of special creation, was disconnected from the eve and the morrow.
Miss Miggs's sense of hearing, however, having as sharp an edge as her temper, and being of the same snappish and suspicious kind, very soon informed her that the footsteps passed her door, and appeared to have some object quite separate and disconnected from herself.
As of April 2019, those who disconnected from the central heating grid will no longer have to pay a fixed fee thus finally getting what they had wanted for years, according to the new heating energy provision rules that the Regulatory Energy Commission (REC) tabled at a meeting Tuesday.
Power supply disconnected from 20 transformers due to nonpayment.
Rs0.22 million were recovered from defaulters while power supply disconnected from 2 distributors due to non-payment of Rs0.37 million.
In Bannu rural division, 20 illegal connections were cut off and Rs360,000 recovered, while in Bannu cantonment subdivision power supply was disconnected from four transformers for nonpayment of Rs240,000.
Power supply has been disconnected from 50 KVA transformer to Waris Baba due to nonpayment of Rs 600,000 while power supply has been disconnected to Nazirabad from 2 number transformers of 50 KVA due to nonpayment of Rs1,770,000.
"If Russia is disconnected from the (SWIFT) payment system, this will lead to different negative consequences which are hard to predict," the expert said.
In this connection a Disconnection Team of Warsak 1 Sub-Division disconnected power supply to Mathra, Ghari Mustajab, Sair Sang, Yari Koroona disconnected from transformers of different categories due to non-payment of dues of Rs 100 millions, said a press release issued here on Tuesday.
These analyses have helped the cities determine how many 16 to 24 year-old young adults are disconnected from education and work--e.g., 1,000 in Manchester, more than 10,000 in Tucson--as well as which age groups and ethnic groups are having the greatest difficulty completing their educations and maintaining an attachment to the local labor market.
Their faculties, curricula and research are disconnected from school practice and practitioners.
"When we shop, our thoughts are totally disconnected from the tangible reality of the conditions under which clothing products axe made."
Robertson prefers the necessary mold modification to buying hydraulic units and wheeling them around to be connected to and disconnected from his molds.
Similarly power supply was also disconnected from 15 distribution transformers at Tela Band, Enzari, Archan choke, Ghari Chandan, Mera Surizai, Sangu, Tele Band,Gharib Abad, Bara Qadim, Sarband, Afridi Ghari, while 1200 direct hooks were also removed.
power supply will be disconnected from Kurram Ghari Grid Station.