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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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Honda suspended such orders for delivery for May and after for Japan-built models including the Fit subcompact and Insight hybrid, while Mazda has decided to suspend orders for Japan-built models including the CX7 and CX9 sport-utility vehicles.
6404(g) suspends interest and time-sensitive penalties, additions to tax and other amounts on an increased tax liability reported on an individual's amended return.
If such approved governmental agency or organization temporarily suspends, prohibits or restricts a member from practicing before it or another governmental agency, or from serving as a director officer or trustee of any entity, the member's membership in the Institute shall be suspended; however.
But if the board suspends the student, he can be placed at another school in the district.
Since California has a very high DUI arrest rate per capita compared to other states, the state also suspends and revokes a large number of licenses.
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde @DLSCSB_official: "Benilde suspends classes as of today, June 13 due to inclement weather and flooding.
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The new regulations also include a substitute asset rule that suspends a member's loss recognized on an asset disposition (other than of a member's stock) when the member's basis in the disposed asset was determined by reference to a member's basis in stock for which there was a duplicated loss, and immediately after the disposition, the subsidiary is a group member.
L'Dera contends he is trying to improve a problem-plagued school that suspends students with little justification and ignores parents' complaints.