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Disconnect someone or something from someone or something: to separate someone or something from someone or something else.

My phone disconnected me from my secretary when its battery suddenly died.

 

Detach someone or something from someone or something: to separate someone or something from its connection to someone or something else.

I detached the broken shutters from the house.

 

Delete something from something: to remove something, usually text, from something else.

I think that my argument made more sense once I deleted that section from my paper. 

 

Deduct something from something: to subtract something from something else. 

You can deduct all of your travel expenses from the corporate account.

 

Divert someone or something from someone or something: to induce someone or something to change course or direct their attention to somethng else.

Try to divert the cars from the main road onto the side street if you can.

Anyway, you’re diverting from my point. 

 

Exclude someone or something from something: to prevent the inclusion of someone or something in something; to leave someone or something out of something.

He isn't coming to the party after all, so exclude him from your head count.

 

Separate someone or something from someone or something: to segregate people or things.

The nurse separated the infected people from the healthy ones.

 Please separate the spoiled apples from good ones.

 

Subtract something from something else: to deduct or take away something from something else.

Please subtract the cost of the meal from my fee.

I demanded that they subtract the extra charge from my bill.