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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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References in classic literature ?
He tried to reason himself out of fears, which the different judgment of the apothecary seemed to render absurd; but the many hours of each day in which he was left entirely alone, were but too favourable for the admission of every melancholy idea, and he could not expel from his mind the persuasion that he should see Marianne no more.
From now on unions will be able to refuse to admit and expel from their membership those whose conduct contravenes their rules on equality and diversity.