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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

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.
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Meanwhile, the Assistant Commissioner Manghopir had cleared out that the land mafia has been given deadline of Nov 24 to evacuate the building.
When they registered upon arrival, they were instructed to live out of their luggage and not to unpack, as we may have to evacuate if told to do so.
A decision was taken to evacuate the aircraft following the usual procedures.
On Tuesday, Homs Governor, Talal al-Barazi said that new groups of children, women and the elderly will be evacuated from the Old City of Homs on Wednesday in accordance with the agreement made with the UN Resident representative in Syria Jacob al-Hilo to evacuate the civilians.
We were just told to evacuate the departure lounge and spent about ten minutes outside.
We weren't told to close up or evacuate although we are quite near the city centre.
The police spokesman said: ``We had to evacuate people from their houses in a small area and some of the people were helped by Gwynedd council while others made their own arrangements.
Preparations are also being made to evacuate Pakistanis in Aden through Almakla Airport as well where the situation is comparatively better.
Around half a million people were urged to evacuate their homes in coastal areas of Jamaica yesterday as the storm bore down.
Irfan Shami while talking to private channel said every possible steps being taken to safely evacuate Pakistan citizens residing in Yemen, whereas 95% Pakistani will be evacuated soon to the war torn country.
Ellis Stanley, general manager of the city's Emergency Preparedness Department, said plans have been developed on how to evacuate people from near the ocean in the event of a tsunami and from localized areas in the case of a large earthquake, detonation of a ``dirty bomb'' or a chemical release.
LOS ANGELES -- With wind-whipped fires burning uncontrolled in Southern California today, property owners are being asked to evacuate their homes at a moment's notice.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Syrian Arab Airlines continues its flights to Libya to evacuate the Syrian citizens in it.
Karachi: Commander Coast Pakistan Navy Vice Admiral Tayyab Ali Dogar on Saturday said that Pakistan Navy had accelerated its efforts to evacuate the people from low-lying areas of Upper Sindh, which were likely to be hit by the Cyclone Phet.