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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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Travel operator My Travel announced last night that it is evacuating British tourists in Cuba and British Airways has cancelled flights to Jamaica.
SEATTLE -- The entire Emeritus Assisted Living (AMEX:ESC) team praises the staff in Houston and Beaumont, Texas, and Louisiana communities for immediately evacuating each resident safely away from Hurricane Rita's path.
He highlighted the fact that Turkey was not only evacuating its own citizens, but also "giving a hand to nationals from other countries.
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.
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.
He told them there was a couple in a pickup truck willing to drive them three blocks to some tour buses that were evacuating people to Baton Rouge.
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.
Merseyside Fire Brigade and a large number of police, including armed response officers, were evacuating staff and clearing the area.
We have made considerable progress in evacuating patients, employees and community members stranded in several of our New Orleans hospitals since Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc last weekend.
He specially thanked the Pakistan community residing in Yemen for helping in evacuating the citizens.