retrieve from

retrieve something from someone

to get something back from someone. I hope I can retrieve my book from the person who borrowed it. We were not able to retrieve the lawn mower from Fred before he moved away and took it with him.
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Or, "My dog retrieves any bird I throw for her but failed the retrieve from a drag track.
Using direct connections to the Internet via T1 or fractional T1 lines, month-end downloads that normally took over two hours to retrieve from the CMS bulletin board system are now completed in 10 minutes.
If pup refuses a retrieve from boredom, ignore it and take pup to another area for a different lesson, or to play.