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as in: deport from the U.S. Define
force someone to leave a country
  • The government deported her.
  • She appealed the deportation.

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  • The king of Assyria complied by attacking Damascus and capturing it. He deported its inhabitants to Kir and put Rezin to death.
    2 Kings 16:9 (NIV)
  • He saw himself deported by an administrative order, his life broken, ruined, and robbed of all hope.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Under Western Eyes
  • The word " resettlement" took the place of the word" deportation."
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • We heard that we were going to be deported into the center of Germany.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Deportation on racial grounds has been defined as a crime against humanity,
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • I’d deport him!
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Agents were required to fill out form I-213—the Record of Deportable Alien—when they detained an immigrant.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • If you ask me, the whole business of deportation is just a farce.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night

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  • Perhaps we are being deported for our own good.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The immigrants were loaded into a van and deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The Boche would not have time to expel us, they were saying … as far as those who had already been deported were concerned it was too bad; no more could be done.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Her husband and two eldest sons had been deported with the first transport by mistake.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • One boy was able to call his mother, who arrived in the nick of time with her son’s Social Security card, but his friend wasn’t so lucky and was deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • A few weeks after Oscar’s eleventh birthday, Ramiro called to say that he had been caught in an immigration raid and was being deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Deportation.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Oscar didn’t know what "deported" meant.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • It was enough to convince the officer that she shouldn’t be deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The agents began proceedings to deport the four students to Mexico.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Woods wrote, "The issue raised by this type of treatment is not whether the arrest and deportation is legal, but whether human beings are entitled to some measure of dignity and safety even when they are suspected of being in the United States illegally."
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • That meant Luis was one of the lucky kids who didn’t have to live in fear of deportation.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He said, — "I was deported in 1942."
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • That’s how I was enlisted in the forced labor groups, and when I was deported to Germany, I escaped the concentration camp.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • He could be arrested and deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He decided to deport himself.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He was always at risk of deportation, but as a youth, he couldn’t be banned from reentering the country.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The goal was to pull locals over for minor offenses, demand proof of citizenship or residency, and then deport anybody who was there illegally.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • After all, nobody wanted to invite scrutiny if it meant deportation.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • However, if he was caught and deported after he turned eighteen and a half, he would be barred from returning to the United States for three years.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • But that made him more vulnerable than ever, as he risked losing everything he loved by being deported.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • He had deported himself from the country in order to have the honor of defending it someday.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • In June 2012, President Obama stoked conservative furor by issuing an executive order deferring for two years the deportation of immigrants who would have qualified for the DREAM Act had it passed.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
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as in: deport herself with dignity Define
behave in a certain manner
  • She launched into a lecture on deportment and dress at school.
  • The report said he "acted contrary to the NCAA principles of ethical conduct when he knowingly violated recruiting restrictions imposed by the NCAA" and "failed to deport himself with the generally recognized high standard of honesty."

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  • A soldier amongst civilians is responsible for deporting herself with greater calm and wisdom than her unarmed counterparts.
  • deporting himself so beautifully
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Her father, a Colonel of the old school, had been particular about deportment.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • The point is, have you or have you not the bearing and deportment of a lady?
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • And what about this Son’s deportment?
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • With almost a serene deportment, therefore, Hester Prynne passed through this portion of her ordeal, and came to a sort of scaffold, at the western extremity of the market-place.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • His deportment had now for some weeks been more uniform towards me than at the first.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Aunt Alexandra’s vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the Add-A-Pearl necklace she gave me when I was born; furthermore, I should be a ray of sunshine in my father’s lonely life.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • He snarled softly up at the thing of fear, watching keenly the deportment of the hands.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Without seeming to hesitate, he walked into the lodge, and took his seat with a gravity that accorded admirably with the deportment of his hosts.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • He maintained a hard, careless deportment, indicative of neither joy nor sorrow: if anything, it expressed a flinty gratification at a piece of difficult work successfully executed.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • Marilla had almost begun to despair of ever fashioning this waif of the world into her model little girl of demure manners and prim deportment.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • She got through her lessons as well as she could, and managed to escape reprimands by being a model of deportment.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • When, after examining the mother, in whose countenance and deportment she soon found some resemblance of Mr. Darcy, she turned her eyes on the daughter, she could almost have joined in Maria’s astonishment at her being so thin and so small.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • His deportment would have been fierce in a butcher or a brandy-merchant.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • The strange figure he presented filled Don Fernando and the rest with amazement as they contemplated his lean yellow face half a league long, his armour of all sorts, and the solemnity of his deportment.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • His features are strong and masculine, with an Austrian lip and arched nose, his complexion olive, his countenance erect, his body and limbs well proportioned, all his motions graceful, and his deportment majestic.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • The serious people who took him seriously never felt quite sure of his deportment; they were somehow aware that trusting their reputations for judgment with him was like furnishing a nursery with egg-shell china.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • What a young miss could do and what she could not do were as different as black and white in Mammy’s mind; there was no middle ground of deportment between.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Mr. Chitling was older in years than the Dodger: having perhaps numbered eighteen winters; but there was a degree of deference in his deportment towards that young gentleman which seemed to indicate that he felt himself conscious of a slight inferiority in point of genius and professional aquirements.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • But his brutal deportment broke down when he saw Pietro Crespi’s eyes grow moist.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • My dear Mr. Emerson: The bearer of this letter is a former student of ours (I say former because he shall never, under any circumstances, be enrolled as a student here again) who has been expelled for a most serious defection from our strictest rules of deportment.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • "I shall not fly the trial," said the yeoman, with the composure which marked his whole deportment.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • But with all his failings, and the annoyances he caused me, Nippers, like his compatriot Turkey, was a very useful man to me; wrote a neat, swift hand; and, when he chose, was not deficient in a gentlemanly sort of deportment.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • This evening it was not I observed it, but judging by the impression made on the company, everyone observed that your conduct and deportment were not altogether what could be desired.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • For the first time in my life I was in a place where I was treated according to my deportment, without reference to my complexion.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • It was overpoweringly ridiculous,—we must honestly confess it,—the deportment of the maiden lady while setting her shop in order for the public eye.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • Seated, with her needlework or netting apparatus, at the window, she had a selflaudatory sense of correcting, by her ladylike deportment, the rude business aspect of the place.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • She was a teacher of deportment and civics in the public schools, and she lived on her salary in a rented flat in the motley Sweethearts’ Mews in the old Gethsemane District.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • I shall direct your lessons in deportment.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Sometimes it was Miss Helene’s hair and sometimes Miss Germaine’s impeccable deportment, and sometimes it was the care Miss Louise took of her beautiful teeth.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea
  • Mr Denis J Maginni, professor of dancing &c, in silk hat, slate frockcoat with silk facings, white kerchief tie, tight lavender trousers, canary gloves and pointed patent boots, walking with grave deportment most respectfully took the curbstone as he passed lady Maxwell at the corner of Dignam’s court.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Day after day, as I walked the streets of Vanity, my manners and deportment became more and more like those of the inhabitants.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Celestial Railroad
  • She was prone to errors of deportment—in moments of abstraction she tended to shift her weight onto one foot in a way that particularly enraged her superior.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • As trifling departures from habitual deportment oftener strike the imagination than more important changes, Hetty perceived the circumstances, and wondered at them in her own simple way.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Indeed, her conversation was so pure, her looks so sage, and her whole deportment so grave and solemn, that she seemed to deserve the name of saint equally with her namesake, or with any other female in the Roman kalendar.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • Miss Bertram’s attention and opinion was evidently his chief aim; and though her deportment showed rather conscious superiority than any solicitude to oblige him, the mention of Sotherton Court, and the ideas attached to it, gave her a feeling of complacency, which prevented her from being very ungracious.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • He was jocose with Tom at table, and corrected his provincialisms and his deportment in the most playful manner; but poor Tom was only the more cowed and confused by this double novelty, for he had never been used to jokes at all like Mr. Stelling’s; and for the first time in his life he had a painful sense that he was all wrong somehow.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • That hard fineness came out in her deportment during the first hours of her return from America, under circumstances in which it might have seemed that her first act would have been to exchange greetings with her husband and son.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Giovanni had not considered with himself what should be his deportment; whether he should apologize for his intrusion into the garden, or assume that he was there with the privity at least, if not by the desire, of Dr. Rappaccini or his daughter; but Beatrice’s manner placed him at his ease, though leaving him still in doubt by what agency he had gained admittance.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Rappaccini’s Daughter
  • In the temples the two sexes are separated, the men go to the right hand, and the women to the left; and the males and females all place themselves before the head and master or mistress of the family to which they belong, so that those who have the government of them at home may see their deportment in public.
    Thomas More  --  Utopia
  • …holds out his hand to the unknown youth who is being introduced to him, and when he bows discreetly before the Ambassador to whom he is being introduced, had gradually pervaded, without his being conscious of it, the whole of Swann’s social deportment, so that in the company of people of a lower grade than his own, such as the Verdurins and their friends, he instinctively shewed an assiduity, and made overtures with which, by their account, any of their ’bores’ would have dispensed.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • Newman wondered very much what could have occasioned this altered behaviour on the part of the collector; but, philosophically reflecting that he would most likely know, sooner or later, and that he could perfectly afford to wait, he was very little disturbed by the singularity of the old gentleman’s deportment.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Shefford remembered her and could not see any change in her deportment.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • His social deportment was no less satisfactory.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Maximum of ten points each for individual style, deportment, rhythm and general appearance.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Note, sirs, my deportment.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • They are easy in their deportment, eloquent in their speech, their voices soft and musical, and their attitude pleasing.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
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  • Deportation is the kindest option.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • And then out of the blue, he was deporting Carter?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid

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  • You made him deport Sadie.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • They keep criminals there sometimes before deporting them to Idris to stand trial before the Council.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • What made these sightings so extraordinary was that Luciano had recently been paroled from prison and deported to Sicily.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Then I was deported by train to Auschwitz.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And a mass-meeting in Birmingham’s demanded that this Mick agitator, this fellow De Valera, be deported.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • And if I find which one of you provided that article, I’ll have the consulate deport you.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • There were several contingencies, notably divorce or Moody’s death, that might bring about my deportation, but Mahtob would be lost to me forever.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • These buses make as many as eight runs a day, deporting more than 100,000 unhappy passengers every year.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey

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  • One Honduran teenager I met in southern Mexico had been deported to Guatemala twenty-seven times.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • And the girl could have been deported from Sweden at any time.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • When he was faced with the prospect of deportation, he received help from your family until he was granted a residency permit.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • He imagined the deportation team arriving instantly, with snarling dogs, and ropes.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • But though he followed her home a few times, he never said anything, thinking he could be arrested for that, and then he would be deported.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • He’ll probably have you deported.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Some members were U.S. residents, living in Los Angeles until 1996, when a federal law began requiring judges to deport them if they committed serious crimes.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The two boys were playing the most terrible and adult of games, war; moreover, participation in this particular war was punishable by deportation and hanging.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • So I can get deported?
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • They are hunted like animals by corrupt police, bandits, and gang members deported from the United States.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The officers take them to a cell filled with MS gangsters, then deport them.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • He is waiting to be deported.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Get Mexican immigration authorities to catch Enrique and deport him back to Honduras.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • You’re deporting me?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Soon after, Santos is snared in an INS raid of day laborers waiting for work on a street corner and deported.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The only way she’ll go back now, she tells herself, is by force, if she is deported.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Each time he is deported, Enrique knows he must quickly get back over the river, into Mexico, away from Guatemala’s lawless border towns.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Once he was deported at 2 A.M. and spent the night cowering, sleepless, near the border guard station, afraid for his life.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Enrique knows that is futile; the last time he tried running from the police in the cemetery, he was caught and deported.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Moreover, the Mara Salvatrucha street gangsters, some deported from Los Angeles, always prowl the train tops looking for sleepers.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The teenager, afraid for his life, asked to be deported.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • On subsequent trips, when he was deported, he always stuck with one of these gang members to protect himself from any attacks.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • He dared strike my royal person and he kidnapped Princess Alyss, and you can see by the dirt on their shoes that they left the palace! I demand that the commoner be deported to the Crystal Mines!
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • The men received letters from the United Nations, noting that they had been in touch with the organization—important protection should they encounter deportation threats from the local government.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Unknown to Pasha, she sent money to his father, who had been deported to Siberia, helped his querulous and ailing mother, and reduced his own expenses by paying part of his board and lodging directly to his landlady.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • About all the rest, there is no reason to doubt anything: her mother and her mother’s illness and death, the sequence about the smuggled meat and her own arrest by the Germans followed by her swift deportation to Auschwitz.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Hana and George Brady were ordered to report to a deportation center at Trebic, fifty kilometers away from Nove Mesto, on May 14, 1942.
    Karen Levine  --  Hana’s Suitcase
  • So far, my father’s work papers from Schindler’s factory had protected our family from deportation, but the Luftigs were not so fortunate.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Later my brother David told me the frightening rumors: Those deported were not being sent to the countryside, but to their deaths.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • And if they get funny—deport them.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Would they send me back to Moody or, Worse deport me and give Mahtob to whom they considered her rightful owner, her father?
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Incidentally, In thirty-eight, at the Kotlas deportation point, I met my former squadron commander.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • For the last five years Zeiss has been fighting deportation as an undesirable person.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • "Being deported?" asked his friend, unsure if he heard Cesar right.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Migrants arrested in a dawn sweep at the Tapachula rail yard are behind bars before their probable deportation.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The French system of deportation had been very unsuccessful.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Not a Jew from Poland who’s afraid that if he even so much as forgets to flush the toilet he’ll get deported.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • It was beautiful, valuable silver, and she expected to find it again on her return from deportation.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • "Thanatos catches souls," Percy said, "and deports them back to the Underworld."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • "So we can catch them and deport them," Percy summed up, "but they’ll just keep coming back across."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
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