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unload someone or something on (to) someone

to get rid of a burdensome person or thing on someone else. I unloaded my obnoxious little cousin onto his aunt. I didn't mean to unload my problems onto you.
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unload something from something

to take things off of something; to remove the burden from something. Please unload the groceries from the car. I unloaded the groceries from the bags.
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unload

tv. to get rid of someone or something. We’re gonna unload all the cats and dogs during the Christmas rush.
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According to ABS-CBN's Southern Mindanao TV Patrol, the plane unloaded three US helicopters.
"We unloaded around 100 trucks on Saturday and counted 260 trucks at 11 p.m.
The Danish-registered ship sets sail later today for Rotterdam to unload another 8,000 containers.
Gantry cranes and accessories load and unload everything from raw materials to finished products to and from storage units, trucks, railroad cars, and barges.
On the question of back-hauls, Cozzi observes, "In some cases, a steel mill will have a deal with the carrier where you--as a shipper--have to use the barge line they designate, and when the load gets to them, they'll unload and clean it out and, in many cases, reload it with their own products to be shipped out."
In Santos, Brazil's largest port and home to 28% of the country's total cargo volume, trucks carrying auto parts, soybeans and frozen orange juice all vie for space to unload, a fight that takes up time.
The challenge at Shuaiba port is simply the bottleneck of ships trying to unload goods.
Unicenter Fast Unload is significantly faster than similar products and completely replaces the function of the database's native unload facility.
But if the customs officials order me to unload the tea, I'll have no choice.
"NEON Unload delivers consistent high performance in unloading IMS databases, even when the database is highly disorganized.
Researchers at DaimlerChrysler's r&d center in Ulm, Germany, think they are close to a solution - a robot arm guided by laser sensors and camera vision to unload the parts pallets.
(Nasdaq:NESY), Sugar Land, Texas, a provider of Enterprise Access and Integration, Security, and Subsystem Management software products, has unveiled enhancements to its classic IMS tools: Dynamic Index Utility v 2.1, Speed Unload v 2.3 , and Speed Load v 2.3.
JUST IN: Roosevelt-bound LRT-1 suffers technical problem at Central station; passengers were asked to unload. @inquirerdotnet pic.twitter.com/7Q8xuKOzWx
Davao City - The City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) start to implement next month a 20-second limit for all public utility vehicles (PUVs) to load or unload passengers at designated stops called Yellow Boxes.
The pivoting spout for the grain tank unload auger for Case IH 230 Series Axial-Flow [R] combines is an industry-exclusive option that saves time and grain by allowing the operator to move the unloading grain stream in or out with an in-cab control.