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01. Please [remove] your shoes when you come into the house.
02. Do you know how to [remove] coffee stains from a white shirt?
03. My son wants a pair of roller blades with [removable] wheels so they can double as shoes.
04. Mother Teresa once said that the hunger for love is much more difficult to [remove] than the hunger for bread.
05. William Faulkner once observed that the man who [removes] a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
06. The robot was able to [remove] its own head, and fix it whenever necessary.
07. Doctors operated on the woman to [remove] a large tumor in her stomach.
08. There is a Moroccan proverb which observes that reading books [removes] sorrows from the heart.
09. The running time of the average American television sitcom with its commercials [removed] is 22 minutes.
10. The office manager had to be [removed] from his job when it became evident that he was sexually harassing the women in the office.
11. Over 100 tons of garbage are [removed] from the Empire State Building each month.
12. Most of Kuwait's water supply comes from the ocean, and must have the salt [removed] in order to be fit to drink.
13. In July of 1985, treasure hunters began [removing] $400 million in coins and silver from the ocean floor in the biggest underwater treasure hunt in history.
14. Si Ling-Chi, empress of China, developed the process by which thread is [removed] from the cocoon of a silkworm.
15. Garbage [removal] takes place every Wednesday morning.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • remove — re·move /ri müv/ vb re·moved, re·mov·ing vt: to change the location, position, station, status, or residence of: as a: to have (an action) transferred from one court to another and esp. from a state court to a federal court see also separable… …   Law dictionary

  • remove — re‧move [rɪˈmuːv] verb [transitive] 1. to take something away: • We need to consider the trade implications before border controls are removed. remove something from somebody/​something • an injunction removing the vote from 80,000 shareholders • …   Financial and business terms

  • Remove — Re*move (r? m??v ), v. i. To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another. [1913 Webster] Till Birnam wood remove to Dunsinane, I can not taint with fear. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Remove — Re*move (r? m??v ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Removed} ( m??vd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Removing}.] [OF. removoir, remouvoir, L. removere, remotum; pref. re re + movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remove — [ri mo͞ov′] vt. removed, removing [ME remouen < OFr remouvoir < L removere: see RE & MOVE] 1. to move (something) from where it is; lift, push, transfer, or carry away, or from one place to another 2. to take off [to remove one s coat] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • Remove — Re*move , n. 1. The act of removing; a removal. [1913 Webster] This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship. Milton. [1913 Webster] And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remove — ► VERB 1) take off or away from the position occupied. 2) abolish or get rid of. 3) dismiss from a post. 4) (be removed) be very different from. 5) (remove to) dated relocate to (another place). 6) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • remove — [v1] lift or move object; take off, away abolish, abstract, amputate, carry away, carry off, cart off, clear away, cut out, delete, depose, detach, dethrone, dig out, discard, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, displace, disturb, do away with, doff,… …   New thesaurus

  • Remove — or remover may refer to:* Removalist or household goods Mover * Hare Remover , 1945 Merrie Melodies cartoon * Needle remover * Pet eye remover, in photographic retouching * Polish remover * Staple removerSee also* Delete * Relocate * Removable… …   Wikipedia

  • remove — (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. remouvoir, from L. removere move back or away, from re back, away + movere to move (see MOVE (Cf. move)). Related: Removed; removing. The noun is first recorded 1550s, act of removing; sense of space or interval by which… …   Etymology dictionary

  • remove — vb *move, shift, transfer Analogous words: convey, *carry, bear, transport, transmit: eradicate, extirpate, uproot (see EXTERMINATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms