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protrude from (someone or something)

To jut, push, extend, or thrust out of someone or something. He walked away from the accident, a metal rod protruding from him. The extension they've built protrudes very awkwardly from the rest of the house.
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protrude from someone or something

to stick out from someone or something. Even in the dark, I knew he was hurt because I could see the knife protruding from him. A knife protruded from the victim's back.
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