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evacuate (one's) bowels

To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
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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.
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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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Poland's state gas monopoly PGNiG said it was evacuating 30 employees.
On Friday, 17 civilians, mostly in bad conditions were evacuated from Kafriya and al-Foaa in parallel with evacuating 18 cases from Madaiya.
"We are thankful to Pakistan navy for evacuating us safely from Yemen," a jubilant Indian passenger told media.
He highlighted the fact that Turkey was not only evacuating its own citizens, but also "giving a hand to nationals from other countries." On Friday, the Turkish naval vessel, TCG Buyukada Frigate, evacuated 55 Turkish citizens from the Yemeni port city of Aden and later dropped them off in Djibouti.
At midnight, the forces broke into the village and started evacuating it of the activists, adding that six activists were arrested and transferred to Jericho, where they He added that the village was launched on Saturday at 5 PM and was evacuated by the Israeli army on Sunday midnight.
"They just said they were evacuating the street because they'd found something suspicious.
The ministry's undersecretary thanked the British diplomat for UK's help in evacuating a Sudanese citizen to Malta on board of a British boat.
That question has been addressed in an exceptionally efficient manner with the development of the SafirRosetti ResQline, a unique evacuation device that can provide a safe and cost-effective solution to evacuating large numbers of people quickly from even the tallest of buildings.
According to Foreign Office, the preparations for evacuating Pakistanis from Yemen have been completed and all the Pakistanis will be evacuated within next 24 hours.
He stressed the governorate's keenness on evacuating all civilians, who want to leave, and bringing them to safe areas, adding that the evacuation process has ended today but the Governorate will discuss extending it with the UN mission if there is a need.
US officials ordered people to evacuate the Florida Keys and were also considering evacuating 1, 000 US citizens in Grenada.
He specially thanked the Pakistan community residing in Yemen for helping in evacuating the citizens.
Homs Governor discusses with UN Resident Representative means of evacuating more civilians In a relevant context, Barazi discussed with the UN Resident Representative in Syria Yacoub al-Hillo the possibility of evacuating more children, women and elderly people besieged in neighborhoods of Homs old city.