pump (something) out of (something)

pump (something) out of (something)

To extract or remove some substance from something using a pump. We were pumping water out of the basement for days after the storm. We had to pump the poisonous fumes out of the building.
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pump something out of someone or something

 and pump something out
to remove something from someone or something by force or suction. The doctors pumped the poison out of her stomach. They pumped out the poison.
See also: of, out, pump