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oust (one) from

1. To depose one; to force one to leave a place or position of power or authority. In a startling coup, the military has ousted the prime minister from office. A group of board members has met in secret to plot how to oust the CEO from the company.
2. To forcibly remove one from some place. Often used in passive constructions. We were ousted from the bar after the bartender saw we had fake IDs. The security guard ousted the loitering teenagers from the mall.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

oust someone from something

to force someone to leave something or some place; to throw someone out of something or some place. They ousted the boys from the bar. The underage kids were ousted from the tavern quickly.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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