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expel (someone or something) from (something)

1. To send or force someone from a place or area. 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. The factory expelled smoke from its smokestacks.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Partisans were seen having consultations either with Kennedy or Cooper before being given the microphone to speak.The delegates also agreed that a communication be sent to President George Manneh Weah, telling him to recall the two expelled persons from their governmental posts.
'It is only in Ogodo and Emerhor's fantasyland that persons who are not members or executives of any known party would announce with criminal brazenness that they have expelled a sitting Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from his own party!
Sources claimed that the expelled students were already nominated and wanted in many other cases and they were a source of threat for other students in the campus.
An official source at BZU told reporter that the disciplinary committee comprising Chairman Dr Bashir Chaudhary, DSA Dr Ashraf Khan and RO, Dr Muqarrab Akbar after thorough investigation into the incident expelled the students.
According to human rights activist Aref Daraghmeh, the occupation authorities were present in the two areas and expelled seven families, saying they have to leave their homes starting 5:00 pm to 10:00 am on Wednesday.
In fact in recent decades, if ever, Ireland has never expelled an ambassador.
He said that the members who have not replied to notices were expelled from the party.
He said they are expelled under Article 8(22)(m)(i) of PRS Constitution with immediate effect as members of the party.
Four Russian diplomats expelled from Poland as part of a coordinated move over the so-called Skripal case have left the country, Vladimir Alexandrov, a spokesman for the Russian Embassy, informedTASSon Wednesday.
The US action was coordinated with its allies, who also expelled a varying number of Russians.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The United States authorities deny discussing how long they surveilled the 60 Russian diplomats the US government expelled from the country for being "undeclared intelligence officers," a senior Trump administration official said in a briefing at Foreign Press center.
(AFP) LONDON: The Russian Foreign Ministry ominously summoned the ambassadors of Albania, Denmark, Ireland and Spain as it looks to follow through on its promise to expel the same number of diplomats from each nation that has expelled Russian diplomats.
The ambassador did not disclose the name of the expelled diplomat, just said that he had worked in the embassy for less than a year.