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remove from (someone or something)

1. To physically take someone or something out of something or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." Be sure not to remove the USB device from the computer until it is finished transferring all of the information. They removed the prisoner from his holding cell and brought him to the courtroom.
2. To extract something from someone or someone's body. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." We'll need to remove the bullet from him if we're going to stop the bleeding. I used a pair of tweezers to remove the bits of glass from her hand.
3. To take someone or something out of someone's custody. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." Social services removed the children from the abusive parents. We've removed dozens of animals from people suspected of organizing or participating in the illegal dogfighting ring.
4. To oust someone from a job, position, or public office. A noun or pronoun is used between "remove" and "from." They plan on removing the prime minster from power after gaining control of parliament. The board voted unanimously to remove the CEO from his position.
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remove someone or something from someone or something

to take someone or something away from someone or something. The authorities removed the child from his mother. They removed the dog from the kennel.
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remove someone from something

to take someone out of an office or position. The county board removed the sheriff from office. She removed herself from office voluntarily.
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References in classic literature ?
Mother and I were horrified, and declared that main force should not remove us from the hotel.
Go to the prison—there are none in this pace to harm thee—give this note to the jailer, and, when thou seest Bumppo, say what thou wilt to the poor old man; give scope to the feeling of thy warm heart; but try to remember, Elizabeth, that the laws alone remove us from the condition of the savages; that he has been criminal, and that his judge was thy father.”
Johnson has nothing to offer but an obsession to remove us from the EU at any cost, which means tariffs on all imports and exports bringing about the potential for hundreds of thousands of job losses, huge queues of vehicles trying to get through customs, devaluation of the pound meaning extra cost on all imports, loss of tax revenue because of the loss of skilled workers.
Johnson is now on record as promising to remove us from the EU on October 31, come what may.
Similar is situation with Interior Ministry whose success in putting restrictions on proscribed groups is linked with FATF decision to remove us from Grey List or being placed on Black List.
In Wednesday's Letter, a Mr Savage writes: 'In fact, the vast majority appear to wish our elected members would get on with it and remove us from this vassal state once and for all.' One concludes that the EU is a 'vassal state' - presumably, the opposite of what Mr Savage believes.
We don't recognise the integrity of the report purporting to remove us from our party," Ms Jumwa said.DORI DEFIANTAbout 10 MPs from the Coast region were also present to stand in solidarity with their embattled counterparts.
Salhi added: "Remove us from this conflict and do not make us the second victim after Mosul because of the miserable constitution that was written in the vestibules, leave Kirkuk to its original people./ End
Although we don't belong to the evil forces that dominate this world, Jesus never asked God to remove us from the world.
We have realised that the government has the muscles to remove us from the CBD any time, and unless we comply, then we won't have a place in Nairobi,' Jamal said.
LABOUR are using the fact that the Tories are in a weak position and haven't got a deal agreed with Europe to spark a general election, get the Tories out of power and change the decision the public made to remove us from the European Union.
Addressing to the protest out side UCG power Plant said that we are here asking for our rights that we have been serving this project for the last seven years now how can the Government remove us from this project?
Addressing to the protest out side Karachi Press Club Engineer Ameer Bux said that we are here asking for our rights that we have been serving this project for the last seven years now how can the Government remove us from this project?