withdraw from

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Both his voice and looks were full of inexpressible tenderness when he spoke these words; and at the same time he laid gently hold on her hand, which she did not withdraw from him; to say the truth, she hardly knew what she did or suffered.
He heard her approach and withdraw from the partially open door; and twice or three times he even saw the shadow of a person intercept the light.
DAMMAN: The Public Electoral Committee announced that last Thursday was the final day for candidates to withdraw from the upcoming municipal elections, according to the head of the electoral media committee in the Eastern Province, Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al Sufyaan.
MANILA -- Re-electionist Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim said he is willing to withdraw from the mayoral race if he fails to prove that he is a Filipino citizen, an old issue that has been resuscitated by his rival, former President Joseph Estrada.
Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has said that he expects Israel to withdraw from the southern Lebanese village of al-Ghajar in the "near future," the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Thursday.
Subsection (a) of the rule lists situations where an attorney must withdraw from a representation, including when the attorney's continued representation would result in a violation, of the Rules of Professional Conduct, when the attorney has a physical or mental condition that materially impairs the attorney's ability to represent the client, and when the attorney has been discharged by the client.
2056(b)(7) if, under the terms of the testamentary QTIP trust, the surviving spouse has the "power, exercisable annually, to compel the trustee to withdraw from the IRA an amount equal to all the income earned on the assets held by the IRA" and to pay that amount to the surviving spouse.
Deloitte & Touche, the California Court of Appeals, Fourth Appellate District, held that judges must instruct juries that professional standards promulgated by the AICPA authorize auditors to withdraw from engagements--regardless of prejudice to the clients--based on a showing of good cause.