retrieve from (someone, something, or some place)

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retrieve from (someone, something, or some place)

1. To regain possession or control of something from someone, something, or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." I must remember to retrieve my graphing calculator from Linus before my exam tomorrow. She retrieved her coat from the spare room and ran out the door.
2. To collect and escort or bring back someone from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." My mother can't drive any longer, so I have to go retrieve her from the doctor's office and drive her home. Daniel needed me to go retrieve him from mountains after he got a flat tire on his mountain bike.
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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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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.
See also: place, retrieve
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Assuming all is going well with these drills, we'll move to water repeating the same steps to make sure our dog totally ignores the decoys while making repeated retrieves from land, then from a boat on the water.
If you have plans to hunt flooded timber, you should train your dog to make retrieves from a platform in water.
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Assuming all is going well with these drills, we'll move to water, repeating the same steps and making sure our dog totally ignores the decoys while making repeated retrieves from land, then from a boat on the water.
I believe in using spaniels for water work, especially along small creeks, more than the traditionalist, though not nearly as much as some who would turn their spaniels into non-slip retrievers, which are generally retrieving breeds specializing in water retrieves from a blind or the "heel" position.