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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Boro started brightly but after the goal fizzled out, leaving Watford to try to force something from a string of corners and free-kicks.
"It was a nice result for us last night with Stourbridge losing and if we can force something from tonight that puts us a bit further away from relegation."
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