force (someone or an animal) from (something)

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force (someone or an animal) from (something)

To persuade or pressure someone or an animal to leave or move away from something. Security guards forced the onlookers from the crime scene. Good luck forcing the dog from the bedroom—she thinks our bed is just a giant dog bed now.
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To answer that question, begin by deducting virtually the entire Navy and Air Force from the head count; the Iraq occupation has been almost exclusively a ground game, hence an Army and Marine operation.
In 2001, MoD again began focusing on the creation of a Navy, because in the mid-1990s MoD Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Komratov, now Commander of the Western Military District that encompasses the Caspian Region, established a small maritime force from old Soviet vessels, and some excess boats provided by Germany and by the U.S.
This notion was finally put to rest on April 7, 2003, when an armored task force from the 3rd Infantry Division dashed into the heart of Baghdad, occupying the presidential palace grounds and several other key sites.
In the B-1 initiative, we consolidated the B-1 bomber force from five locations to two, and applied the savings we realized to B-1 maintenance and modifications.
As taught by most law enforcement academies, the use-of-force continuum consists of five levels, with each tier representing an escalation in force from the preceding level.