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uproot someone from

some place Fig. to cause someone to move from a well-established home or setting. You should not uproot people from the land in which they were born. I just couldn't uproot myself from my home.
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uproot something from some place

to take up a plant or tree, roots and all. Wally uprooted the bush from the backyard and replanted it on the other side of the house. Who uprooted a rosebush from my garden?
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Fourth, it prevents, or else discourages, White people from acknowledging their own uprootedness, since doing so carries an automatic indictment for moral failure.
In modern times, cultural uprootedness, economic vulnerability, constant--if sometimes only epithelial--social change, and the ever-present possibility of political turmoil have made the difficulty of achieving order greater rather than smaller.
This uprootedness is all the more acute when we see the sharp contrast between workers' dull workaday lives, their marginalization in the metropolis, their meager accommodations in basement dormitories and the images of leisure, wealth, and travel projected by the theme park for tourist consumption.
In 1995, Waters did not just continue passing by King School: She responded to the hunger in children's bodies and souls that she discerned in that public middle school's squalid uprootedness, by blurting out to a local journalist her feeling that the King School looked "like nobody cares about it.
The Forum will bring together experts from across the region and beyond to examine over two days how uprootedness challenges the WANA vision of sustainable regional development and stability, as well as a successful transition to the future.
Motto: "The drama of uprootedness brings about, perhaps, the most acute pain because the individual is deprived, all of a sudden, of everything he used to hold dear and familiar.
In a cinema is dominated by an aesthetic of absence, uprootedness and loss, Palestinian love stories tend to deploy cinematography that embraces the landscape.
one of turmoil and uprootedness and seemingly never-ending change.
While modern individuals may feel a sense of thrownness and uprootedness, such identity-related dislocations may also offer the opportunity to overcome established authoritarian structures which relied, among others, on a dominant Afrikaner (masculine) identity.
Perhaps Clampitt's inclination toward lexical bridgework comes in response to her ongoing sense of uprootedness.
This light or human spirit, however, is often overshadowed by existential concerns, such as religious uprootedness and worries about the upbringing of children in the modern and bias-filled world.
The ocean is also calling to what it can offer beyond the shores: the promise of a different life, the flexibility of borders, the diversity and uprootedness of the diaspora.
Under the pathological conditions of uprootedness, anomie, alienation, exploitation, commodification, and a general nihilism, workers tended to give up their former religious and cultural identity to become cogs in a huge machine.