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retrieve someone or something from some place

to recover and bring back someone or something from some place. The mother hurried to the school and retrieved her child from the classroom. I retrieved my cat from the well into which she had fallen.
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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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To encourage pup to punch out farther for retrieves, start in a large field with short grass that will allow retrieves of a decent distance.
If, however, your dog possesses the foundation of perfect single retrieves on land and in the water, then it's definitely time to prepare him for making multiple retrieves.
Case-based reasoning includes four major steps: retrieve, reuse, revise, and retain.
Goldfire Innovator's "semantic knowledge engine" retrieves information relevant to the problem at hand and indexes the content.
The NAS device in this example may have its own direct-attached SCSI storage, ATA storage or use iSCSI to retrieve data blocks over the IP network.
Accessing this directory enables you to retrieve files that have been deleted.
For example, using `EPDM' or `ETHYLENE ADJ PROPYLENE ADJ DIENE' in the main query box, 1998 and 1999 in the date range boxes, and selecting Patent as the Document Type (from the drop down menu), retrieves 333 records.
When called upon to retrieve business records five or 10 years from now -- records likely to exist only in electronic format -- information managers will have to attest to accuracy, completeness, and authenticity, possibly without much assistance from computer professionals.
Agents whose carriers are sending information to IVANS E-Commerce Server (ECS) can use broadband connections to retrieve files.
You might even want to tape the wings of a live duck for a couple short chases and retrieves so your dog experiences a simulated cripple chase.
No retriever has ever had an unselfish instinct to retrieve anything to a human being.
THIS ARTICLE ATTEMPTS TO PROVIDE an overview of the key metadata research issues and the current projects and initiatives that are investigating methods and developing technologies aimed at improving our ability to discover, access, retrieve, and assimilate information on the Internet through the use of metadata.
Fortunately, new knowledge management technologies now maximize the knowledge, workers' efficiency, and effectiveness by enabling them to pinpoint and retrieve information quickly with a single search across a wide range of information sources.
Companies facing court or regulatory action can save significant amounts of money, often millions of dollars, in search and legal costs when they quickly retrieve information demanded by a court or a regulatory agency.
Get pup making some short water retrieves with a small dummy and life will be good when the season opens.