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whip away

To remove and escort someone or something from some place or take someone or something away from someone in a very hurried or aggressive manner. Security forces whipped the president away after the first gunshots were heard. After giving the journalists a very brief glimpse at the prototype, the company whipped it away back into their lab. The police officer whipped the parent away from her children.
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whip something away (from someone)

to jerk something away from someone suddenly. The mugger whipped Sally's purse away from her and ran. The thief whipped away the purse.
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It is the most basic of food and if you don't get your face in the trough and inhale it rapidly, it is whipped away to allow the production to move along.
I came out of a loop, and the canopy whipped away. My earphones were blown from my head.'"
With now familiar efficiency, the empty plates were whipped away and tiger prawn tempura with wasabi mayo and spicy ponzu (PS12.50) and dry-rubbed short rib tacos with smoked chilli mayo (PS5.5) were almost instantly in their place.
The star of the show, for me, is Caffrey, whose character undergoes the emotional wringer - which must prove exhausting for the actor night after night - and when Rod loses control during a grief scene it's like our comfort blanket of security has been whipped away.
"George Friend is left with two men, we switch off, it's whipped away and bang it goes to the byline and Adomah flicks it over and I'm thinking 'there's two men spare there'.
The sweet scent of salty sea Was always lost upon me Until I was caged and whipped away Like a bird in an aviary My dreams are full of my Mersey Of the sailors walking below me Sailing out to adventure To change the world forever Oh, I miss my past.
The top two local sides in the area faced up to each other for the third time in four weeks with Griffins, runners-up to Trojans in both league and championship competitions getting a ten-point start, but seeing most of their advantage whipped away in the first five minutes, as Trojans pulled it back from 10-0 to 12-10.
And this series is about Katherine seeing that final third of her life whipped away from her."
"When the lad was arrested and whipped away STM were absolutely flabbergasted."
The winner came after 12 minutes courtesy of an absolute howler by Michail Antonio, who first failed to rid of the ball on the edge his area, then upended Joe Rafferty when he whipped away. Vincenti, a year-old who came to the club from Aldershot last season, did not fluff his lines with a well-taken kick.
After early chances at both ends, Boro gradually gained the upper hand and almost had the opener on 25 minutes when George Friend crossed for Patrick Bamford to shoot from eight yards - but goalkeeper Bond did well to block and as the loose ball squirmed towards the line it was whipped away by ex-Newcastle defender Sebastian Bassong.
The engine from their moorings and the integrity of the fuselage totally compromised would have been whipped away over 30,000 feet.
"They are incredibly pertinent questions just now but, even if you take it out of time, it is still a story about people making friends, bonding with other people from another part of the world and then your friends being whipped away.
We are told that, by the time of the next general election, this political dance of the seven veils will be complete and the final piece of silk will have been whipped away to reveal a comprehensive, costed manifesto.