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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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WE ARE OUTRAGED BY THE VIOLENCE AND INJUSTICE THAT UPROOTS PEOPLE AND BY THE HUMAN SUFFERING IT CAUSES
The violence and injustice that uproots people, and the resultant human suffering, challenge us to restate our convictions as the basis for Christian response.
When we challenge the causes of injustice that uproot people, the church must be prepared to pay the price of confronting established powers and privilege.
While societies ultimately cannot cope with unlimited numbers of displaced people, too little attention and too few resources are directed to preventing and resolving the conditions that uproot people in the first place.
The challenge of prophesy and of Jesus' teachings is to liberate and equip Christians to have the courage to work for alternative community, to work for peace and justice, which is to address the causes that uproot people.
Examine the role of governments in creating situations that uproot people.