Suspended

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Definition

to be suspended (from school): to be excluded temporarily (from school)
verb
I was suspended from school for 1 week for setting fire to the science lab.

to suspend (the meat from a hook): to hang, to attach (the meat from a hook)
verb

to suspend (someone's driving licence): to temporarily cancel (someone's driving licence)
idiom

Examples

  • "The police said that Icarus is definitely facing some prison time, but I think that with a little bit of the Cheeter charm, I can get it reduced to a suspended license and 2 or 3 hundred hours of community service."
  • "Their young German star, Hans Kuper, was suspended by the club for insulting the kangaroo mascot of a rival team. Kuper was angry because the kangaroo apparently mocked him."
  • "He has been suspended from his position at the bank following accusations of fraud."
  • "a six-year-old schoolboy was suspended for bringing a handgun to school."

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