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expel from (something)

1. To send or force someone from a place or area. A noun or pronoun can be used between "expel" and "from." The librarian promptly expelled those chatty girls from the building. If you keep getting into fights with your classmates, you might just get expelled from school.
2. To spew something out of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "expel" and "from." The chimney expelled smoke from its flue.
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expel someone from something

to force someone to leave something or some place; to eject someone from something or some place. The two men expelled the fighters from the tavern. Ken was expelled from school for disciplinary reasons
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expel something from something

to force or eject something out of something. The machine expelled cup after cup from its opening. The volcano expelled huge globs of molten lava.
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squeeze something out of something

 and squeeze something out
to press something until something is expelled from something. Claire squeezed some toothpaste out of the tube. She squeezed out some toothpaste.
See also: of, out, squeeze
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I condemn the deeply regrettable decision by the Government of Sudan to expel two senior United Nations staff," said Duddridge in a statement released on Saturday.
The people will expel the Congress party from power in next elections", said L.
BEIRUT: Qatar reversed a decision to expel five Lebanese expatriates, the National News Agency reported Monday, hours after authorities in Lebanon were informed of the planned expulsions from the Gulf state.
Their vote came amid international outrage over a devastating bombardment of the city of Homs by President Bashar Assad's forces, and shortly after Tunisia -- the country whose uprising launched the past year's upheaval in the Arab world -- decided to expel Syria's ambassador.
But the department insisted headteachers had been given the powers to expel pupils where necessary.
Mr Brown said: "In response to that action we informed the Iranian Ambassador earlier today that we would expel two Iranian diplomats from their embassy in London.
Judge Tetlow, sitting at Manchester County Court, said even though Mr Cook may not have seen Lloyd as the "mastermind" of the drug deals, he was right to expel the GCSE student.
PORTLAND, ORE * Sudan's decision to expel Mercy Corps and 12 other humanitarian organizations from the war-torn nation risks millions of lives, said Neal Keny-Guyer, chief executive of the Portland-based humanitarian agency.
Summary: Sudan is ready to expel foreign ambassadors "if they exceed their diplomatic mission," President Omar al-Bashir was quoted as saying on Thursday
One of the two protestors, 24-year-old artist Seelan Palay, said they were protesting the government's decision to expel two workers from Myanmar this month.
They expelled the family from their home and this is the second time to expel the entire family.
One of the suits seeks to ban free speech through preliminary injunctive relief which essentially means that they are trying to expel EXPELLED as it is now being shown in theaters.
Astronomical models indicate that most heavyweights expel large amounts of matter before they die, but that they eject this material relatively slowly, over their entire 3-to-4-million-year lifetimes.
He condemned the "slavery" Iraqis were living under and predicted that "the day will come when we will expel the occupation forces the same way we expel dogs and pigs.
Japan expressed reluctance Tuesday to expel Iraqi diplomats in Japan following a request to do so by the United States.