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extract the urine (out of someone or something)

To mock, deride, tease, or ridicule someone or something. A humorously polite alternative to the phrase "take the piss (out of someone or something)." Primarily heard in UK. It took me a while to realize that all her brother's bizarre questions about America were really just his way of extracting the urine out of me. Jeff's always extracting the urine out of the way politicians behave in public. It always takes foreigners a while to come to terms with English people's penchant for extracting the urine.
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extract (something) from (someone or something)

To remove something from someone or something. Mom will extract the real story from you in no time—you're a terrible liar. Can we extract that sound bite from the file?
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extract something from someone or something

to remove something from someone or something; to make someone or a group give something. We extracted the juice from the oranges. The police questioning Maggie extracted the truth from her.
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The highest inhibition was shown by the petroleum ether extract of Anaar (15%) followed by the chloroform extract of Gul e Surkh and methanolic extract of Jhao (13% each).
After 48 h both treated and untreated guava fruits for each extract were separately kept in plastic jars (9.
Top three players - Group Soufflet, VIVESCIA Industries, and Cargill Incorporated - account for over 28% volume share of the Europe malt extract market.
A volume of 100mL of the crude ethanolic extract was taken and placed in a separatory funnel.
In laminar air flow hood, 18 mL of autoclaved media was poured in each plate and 2 mL of extract was added and mixed well to ensure even distribution.
While the Neem extract ranked 2nd which reduce the white fly infestation from 5.
12) 2010 to study the retardation of ripening process and to minimize the post harvest losses in mango fruit under the influence of various plant extract treatments viz.
Four groups of mice were administered four concentrations of the extract 50, 100, 200, 400 (mg/mL) of the extracts, respectively by oral dosage for four consecutive days ad libitum (D0-D3).
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Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen report that these extracts represent a potential new class of anti-HIV-1 agents for the treatment of AIDS.
However, in comments made during a review of the draft report in February 2012, Steven Dentali, PhD, AHPA's chief science officer, presented a data table that compared the NTP ginkgo extract to published analyses of commercially available ginkgo products and to recognized pharmacopoeial ginkgo standards, highlighting the unique, uncommon identity of the NTP ginkgo extract.
We've known that grape seed extract has anti-cancer properties for some time.
The extract is available in powder form and improves the stability and shelf life of meat, fish, poultry and convenience foods.
Recently, we showed that a methanol extract of Ganoderma lucidum inhibits scratching, an itch-related response, induced by intradermal injections of some pruritogens in mice.
All the plants extracts used in this study possessed antibacterial property except the ethanolic extract of T.
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