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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Just tell him I 'm expelled, you know, and as much more as you like; then I 'll come in, and we 'll have it out.
Then Wyclif was expelled from the University, but still not silenced, for he went into the country and there wrote and taught.
She now first perceived the weakness of which she had been guilty; and though it caused the utmost perturbation in her mind, yet it had the effect of other nauseous physic, and for the time expelled her distemper.
And with the inability to express himself, the incoherence that Konstantin knew so well, he began, with another look round at everyone, to tell his brother Kritsky's story: how he had been expelled from the university for starting a benefit society for the poor students and Sunday schools; and how he had afterwards been a teacher in a peasant school, and how he had been driven out of that too, and had afterwards been condemned for something.
According to the press conference conducted by expelled employees of the SPDP, dozens of employees were expelled-ranging from grade-6 to grade-17.
PARIS, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- France announced late Tuesday that it expelled a naturalised Franco-Moroccan after his French nationality was withdrawn because of convictions on terrorist offences and when he was denied last-minute appeals for asylum in this country.
Kabul -- The minister of refugees and repatriation affairs, Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi has said that Pakistan expels around 300 Afghan refugee families daily and so far some 24,000 Afghan refugee families had been expelled from several cities including Peshawar.
Al-Azhar University expelled Sunday 51 students, claiming they participated in pro-Muslim Brotherhood protests, raising the total of expelled students to 122
This week, Sudan expelled the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country director and a Dutch national Yvonne Helle and UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator Ali al-Za'atari of Jordan.
Moscow: Russia said Monday it has expelled a German diplomat and a number of Polish diplomats in response to the expulsion of its diplomats amid cooling ties with the EU over Ukraine.
MONTHS after a group of Kashmiri students were expelled from a Meerut University, nine students of a private engineering institute in Ghaziabad -- including four from J& K -- were expelled for being involved in a brawl.
A TRADE union expelled a member after a row about taxpayer funding for Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
27 ( ANI ): Five Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Members of Parliament, including a very senior one, Shivanand Tiwari, were expelled for anti-party activities and indiscipline on Thursday.
The official did not identify the diplomats being expelled, but said that they have three days to leave the country.
Spain's Justice Ministry recently extended citizenship to those who could prove familial relationships to Sephardi Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492, but withheld a similar grant to descendants of Moriscos, Spanish Muslims who converted to Christianity but were expelled to North Africa in 1609.