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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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PEKyN (CyHAN)- Volkswagen will recall 103,569 vehicles in China to replace a missing part without which the brake pedals may dislodge, according to a statement issued by of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
THIS new 3-in-1 vibrating UV-light attachment simply connects on to your existing vacuum hose (universal adaptor supplied) and firstly vibrates to dislodge dust, mites and germs, then using UV-light it sterilises mites and kills bacteria, and finally using the suction of your vacuum it sucks up the debris.
Overall, the surface motion dislodges any given atom about once every 30 or 40 seconds, he says.
The turbulent lavage that the tip creates rapidly dislodges cerumen from the ear canal, while the exit portals control backsplash and deliver effluent into the basin.
The air-pruning field transplanting system is an automatic transplanter that dislodges and transplants air-pruned plugs and seedlings pneumatically using an impulse vacuum system.
Laser light dislodges charges, forcing them to drift and then become trapped again.
A single photon easily dislodges the counterion from one location and forces it into the other.