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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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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Our lives, our tears, as water, Are spilled upon the ground; God giveth no man quarter, Yet God a means hath found; Though faith and hope have vanished, And even love grows dim; A means whereby His banished Be not expelled from Him!
He was taciturn, and what Philip learnt about him he learnt from others: it appeared that he had fought with Garibaldi against the Pope, but had left Italy in disgust when it was clear that all his efforts for freedom, by which he meant the establishment of a republic, tended to no more than an exchange of yokes; he had been expelled from Geneva for it was not known what political offences.
Very quietly I replied that he (the Frenchman) was labouring under a delusion; that perhaps, after all, I should not be expelled from the Baron's presence, but, on the contrary, be listened to; finally, that I should be glad if Monsieur de Griers would confess that he was now visiting me merely in order to see how far I intended to go in the affair.
Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) spokesperson Brijendra Kumar Singh in a statement said that the leaders have been expelled from the party for six years for their anti-party activities.
Sources stated that on the recommendations of country law enforcement department and anti narcotic task force these 129 officers had already expelled from the posts.
Eight members of the Main Board of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Bosnia and Herzegovina were expelled from the party at yesterday's session of the board.
Lakkotrypis was expelled from the party "due to his manifest violation of party principles and policies", Disy said in its announcement on Wednesday.
SEVEN pupils have been expelled from a top boarding school for inhaling balloons of deadly "hippy crack" laughing gas.
'That partisans Jewel Howard Taylor and John Gray are hereby expelled from the Party for willfully, grossly and knowingly violating several provisions of the party's constitution in keeping with section 6.1 of the by-laws and constitution of the party,' the NPP's resolution dated 1 December says.
'Yesterday, Chief Cyril Ogodo and a few others who have been duly expelled from the All Progressives Congress, APC, issued a fake statement purporting to have 'expelled' the Most Distinguished Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from the APC.
Yesterday, the Israeli occupation authorities notified four families from Khirbat Umm al-Jamal and three others from Al-Burj area to be expelled from their tents under the pretext of exercises.
'All those, who violate discipline, would be expelled from the party,' he added.
Minutes later, Haque took to Twitter to announce that Bandial had been expelled from the party 'with immediate effect'.
THE Taoiseach last night confirmed the Israeli ambassador will not be expelled from Ireland in response to the slaughter of civilians in Gaza.