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expunge (something) from (something)

To remove or delete something from something. The term is often used in reference to legal issues. When will this offense be expunged from my record?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

expunge something from something

to erase something from something. The judge ordered the clerk to expunge the comment from the record. Please expunge the lawyer's remark from the transcript.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Not that we have to expunge it from our past, retitling books and recarving plaques, ripping the guts from idiomatic sayings; there may even still arise occasions of such dignity that no feebler substitute will do.