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expulsion
used in In the Unlikely Event

13 uses
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Definition
the act of forcing out
especially in 2 primary senses:
  • kicking someone out of an organization — such as a school or country
  • squeezing something to eliminate a liquid or gas
  • "I hope I won't be expelled."
    p. 331.1
  • Expelled?
    p. 331.1
  • "He expelled Suzanne's sister, Dorrie, when she was in ninth grade."
    p. 331.1
  • "What'd she do to get expelled?"
    p. 331.2
  • THE FIRST THING Mr. Royer said to Uncle Henry was "I could expel her for this."
    p. 331.7
  • Expel?
    p. 331.7
  • One more incident and I promise you, Miss Ammerman, you will be expelled.
    p. 333.4
  • Was she supposed to be relieved she hadn't been expelled?
    p. 333.9
  • Who did he think he was, threatening to expel her daughter?
    p. 334.3
  • Suzanne had done that once with a letter to her parents from her sister, Dorrie, the one who'd been expelled by Mr. Royer.
    p. 346.1
  • Instead she said, "School .... you know .... the usual, except I was almost expelled."
    p. 370.8
  • Miri was sure at the very least he'd be expelled.
    p. 392.4
  • Finally, Mr. Royer could expel someone who deserved it.
    p. 392.4

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