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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.
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.
The Governor pointed out in a statement to SANA following the meeting that both sides focused on the possibility of evacuating more civilians from all neighborhoods in the old city, including al-Hamidiyeh and Bustan al-Diwan.
The Los Angeles DART, which contains a full communications system capable of monitoring and dispatching emergency services, will assist Louisiana officials in evacuating animals.
Merseyside Fire Brigade and a large number of police, including armed response officers, were evacuating staff and clearing the area.
New Mexico-based CSI Aviation Services was at the forefront of evacuating thousands of people from the hurricane-rattled Florida and Gulf Coast region of the United States.
He specially thanked the Pakistan community residing in Yemen for helping in evacuating the citizens.
Director-General of the Syrian Arab Airlines Ghaida Abdul Latif told SANA that the company is currently working on evacuating the Syrians from Libya's remote areas after getting the needed travel authorizations with a view to evacuate the willing Syrians as soon as possible.
Alaa Ibrahim, Director General of the Syrian Establishment of Marine Transport, said he gave directions to the Syrian ships to head directly to Benghazi Port to participate in evacuating the Syrian nationals from Libya.
They started evacuating our neighborhood when it was less than a mile from our sub-division, so it was close,'' Dorrell said.
As the Copper Fire spread from a development site on Santa Clarita's city limits across the ranches of San Francisquito Canyon and further into the rugged Angeles National Forest, urgent plans began for evacuating anyone in its path, just in case.