dislodge


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dislodge (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To free someone or something that is stuck. Fortunately, the Heimlich maneuver dislodged the piece of food from Greta's throat.
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dislodge someone or something from someone or something

to loosen and remove someone or something from someone or something. We were unable to dislodge her from office. Gene was able to dislodge the bone from his throat.
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In a tit for tat manoeuvre, moves to form a forward bloc in the Sindh Assembly to dislodge the PPP government in Sindh were redoubled.
The minister said the PTI government neither wanted to impose governor's rule nor to dislodge the PPP government in Sindh.
"In this fight we want to dislodge the BJP from power for which we are all uniting.
This result indicates that shear stress and turbulence required to fully dislodge the fiber network are not delivered by the fluid streams.
Taylor, we thought, hadn't much going for him other than a nose for publicity and the chutzpah to assert Shakespeare's authorship with a certainty bordering on contempt for those who thought otherwise: "this poem belongs to Shakespeare's canon and, unless somebody can dislodge it, it will stay there" (New York Times, 25 December 1985, A 40, quoted by Vickers, 3).
* Tap the microphone or earphone in your hand to dislodge dirt stuck in the openings.
Application of heat and pressure during the printer's fixing step pushes molten toner into the paper matrix, which is then difficult to dislodge from the fiber.
When applied with an agitation device, Syon-5 is forced deep into the carpet where it can dislodge contaminants attached to the fibers.
Though he was able to dislodge most of the sandwich, a piece was stuck in his throat.
Extrapolating from their laboratory tests, the researchers theorize that simply walking into a patient's room can dislodge spores that cling to visitors' clothing.
The curved head, fitted with a brass nozzle, attaches to the end of a hose to deliver a small stream of high-pressure water strong enough to dislodge pests without damaging foliage.
The female arrestee was asked by a female arresting officer to lift her shirt, lower her pants, and rearrange her undergarments to dislodge any contraband that might be concealed.
Once hidden and curled into a spiky ball, it's very difficult to dislodge.
During this early period the system is not critical; each new grain of sand might dislodge a few of the grains, but that's it.