expel (someone or something) from (something)

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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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The armed men badly tortured us, expelled us from our house and occupied them,the women claimed.
About his suspension along with four other students, which was believed to be the cause of his suicide, Vemula said in the video: "Recently the university expelled us from the hostel premises and the notice which was served to us says our presence in public places in hostel premises and administration buildings can be treated as criminal act".
"If they'd have expelled us from the competition we could have appealed it, so really they're sat on the fence.
"We will remain deep-rooted in our land in as much as the oaks of al-Sheikh mountain are deep-rooted, and in the same way Shemon Perez expelled us from Majdal Shams in 1987, we will kick out all who think that the way to it is going to be easy," Shaalan added.
Dempsey said his Iraqi contacts have told him that "Iran's activities in southern Iraq are intended to produce some kind of Beirut-like moment and, in doing so, to send a message that they have expelled us from Iraq."
Dempsey said Iran wanted to "send a message that they have expelled US from Iraq."
and then in so doing to send a message that they have expelled us from Iraq," Dempsey said, citing the opinion of U.S.
'The FAW's powers are limitless - they could have given us a much heavier fine, imposed a ground closure or expelled us from certain competitions, all of which would which could have had serious consequences for us.