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suspend someone from something

to prevent someone from participating in something. (Usually as a form of discipline.) The principal suspended the student from classes for a week. Ted was suspended from school for three days.
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suspend someone or something from something

to hang someone or something from something. The hangman suspended the thief from a gibbet as a warning to others. Jill suspended each decoration from a different branch.
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suspend something by something

to hang something by something. The workers carefully positioned the stone that was suspended by a steel cable. Will suspended the decoration by a fine thread.
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suspend disbelief

To accept as plausible something one knows to be untrue, especially the setting and plot of a drama or fiction so as to allow the appreciation of art.
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One officer has been suspended for three years and one month although South Wales Police did not disclose what the officer had been suspended for.
James Wheatley, of Black Horse Sports in the Nuneaton & District Sunday League - suspended 42 days from October 22.
An unpaid Special Constable suspended for 10 months while waiting a misconduct hearing in respect of inappropriate behaviour.
That power is vested solely in Congress and not in the presidency--though during the Civil War President Lincoln unconstitutionally suspended habeas corpus.
suspended coincident with the duration of the suspension period imposed by the state board of accountancy, effective Nov.
Gorton, the suspended Daily Illini editor, says he wishes he had printed the cartoons with more context and more explanation, but he doesn't regret his decision to run them: "My first obligation is to the readers.
If a taxpayer falls within one of these three situations, interest will be suspended under Sec.
Six counselors, funded by the grant, acted as case managers for LTS students while they were suspended.
Bunting Suspended Plate Magnets consist of large plate magnets suspended from support cables or from an optional floor-standing metal frame.
US JOCKEY Donnie Meche has been suspended until October 15 and fined $1,500 for two separate violations, including his refusal to take a drugs test.
FOUR teachers have been suspended from a top Scottish military school.
Support is needed for the large number of doctors who are suspended every year and face psychological isolation and depression.
The eircom League Disciplinary Commission has issued the following suspensions that will take effect as and from Wednesday, 23rd June 2004 unless otherwise stated: Paul Crowley (Dublin City) suspended for ONE (1) competitive match and fined EUR25 as a result of reaching four (4) penalty points.
A new Web site will tell visitors if any school official who is seeking a job or office was suspended or had their license suspended due to disciplinary measures.
01 Membership in the Institute shall be suspended or terminated without a hearing for disciplinary purposes, or a member may be subjected to other disciplinary actions, as provided in sections 7.