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evacuate (one's) bowels

To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
See also: bowel, evacuate
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evacuate one's bowels

Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
See also: bowel, evacuate

evacuate someone (from something) (to something)

to remove someone from something or some place to another thing or place, as in an emergency. They had to evacuate everyone from the subway station to a nearby building. The rescuers evacuated the people from the flames.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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