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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; 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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Numerous studies have been conducted, though most of them are domain-specific, using templates for extracting information from texts.
We used exactly the same method for extracting paclitaxel from hazelnut as we used for extracting it from yew," Hoffman says.
Ensuring design accuracy by extracting as-built information from an interactive photo-realistic 3D image,
a company that automates the process of finding, classifying and extracting information from the Internet, intranets or extranets, today announced an OEM licensing and distribution agreement.
Extracting and transforming data is frequently one of the most challenging aspects of a data warehouse implementation.
Using the Informix solution, running, extracting, and importing data to Railpart's LAN from SAP R/3 is a one-step process.
By extracting isoflavones from beans or clover, scientists can provide the health-promoting phytoestrogens in a more convenient (and low-calorie) form.
For example, because of the differences between DB2 and Oracle data types, Sandia faced losing referential ties to a primary key in the DB2 database when extracting and migrating the data to Oracle.
1 automates the process of extracting, transforming, and loading data from heterogeneous sources into data warehouses and data marts.
In a complex database environment, extracting subsets of correlated data to create test databases can take three to four months to interpret the relationships between tables.
Key products include the DB2 family of award-winning database products; Visual Warehouse, IBM's fast-start datamart builder; the IBM Intelligent Miner (b), a knowledge discovery toolkit for analyzing, extracting and validating data; and the IBM Intelligent Decision Server (b), a LAN-based information analysis server for deploying decision support applications throughout an enterprise.
While ALC provides clients with a macro view of the potential Year 2000 impact, we complement this process by providing clients with diagnostic software that offers a micro view by extracting business rules or logic from the source code," said Martin Buchanan, president of ReGenisys Corporation.