eliminate (someone or something) from (something)

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eliminate (someone or something) from (something)

To remove or take someone or something away from something. A loss tonight would eliminate my team from the playoffs. We need to eliminate all dairy from this recipe because Jim is a vegan.
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eliminate someone or something from something

to remove someone or something from something. We had to eliminate Jeff from the list. The cook eliminated veal from the menu. She sought to eliminate herself from consideration.
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The soups were lighter; pork was eliminated from the entrees, figuring only with Russian turnips among the roasts.
These two points were of the very essence of sailing tactics, and these two points have been eliminated from the modern tactical problem by the changes of propulsion and armament.
In fact, although De Quincey was from time to time perfunctorily Tory, and always a good and faithful British subject, he was so eliminated from his time and place by his single love for books, that one could be in his company through the whole vast range of his writings, and come away without a touch of snobbishness; and that is saying a great deal for an English writer.
And yet, in the good time coming when alcohol is eliminated from the needs and the institutions of men, it will be the Y.M.C.A., and similar unthinkably better and wiser and more virile congregating-places, that will receive the men who now go to saloons to find themselves and one another.
This set Mottaki up for ridicule when Brazil, which had supported Iran and voted against sanctions, was staggered 4-1 and eliminated from the World Cup finals by Germany, which had pushed hard for sanctions.
He says opium can be eliminated from Afghanistan within 20 years, a convenient time frame for the 64-year-old bureaucrat.
When seacoal is eliminated from the green sand casting equation, so is the layer of lustrous carbon, which means another material must be substituted in its place to ensure the quality of the casting will not suffer.
Domestic dividend income is for the most part eliminated from federal taxable income by operation of the federal dividends received deduction (in section 243 of the Internal Revenue Code).
In a consolidated return setting, dividend treatment is advantageous; intercompany dividends are eliminated from consolidated taxable income, while capital gain is either taxed immediately or deferred as intercompany gain.
Thus, to the extent the boot was attributable to post-1965 AE&P, it was not a dividend that could be eliminated from consolidated taxable income.
Even if trichina can be eliminated from some pork, what about Toxoplasma gondii, a potentially more serious parasite present in some pork (SN:7/19/86, p.37)?
Accordingly, the following undesirable features should be eliminated from gating design:
If the IRS believes (1) there is an inherent difference between the health hazards posed by environmental contamination and other hazardous conditions and (2) that difference per se requires capitalization when the source of environmental contamination is eliminated from a site, the burden should be on the IRS to justify that position from a tax policy perspective.