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    Evacuated or emptied.

    We say people evacuated some place because of a possible threat but if there is no threat then also we have to use the word "evacuate?" I would like you to suppose Tom has given his house on rent to a Tim. Tim hasn't been able to pay his rent properly. Tom throws or expels him out of his house. what can we say here? "Tom had his house evacuated."

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    'Tom had his house vacated.'

    'Tom evicted Tim'.

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We say people evacuated some a place because of a possible threat but if there is no threat then also do we still have to use the word "evacuate?" I would like you to suppose imagine that Tom has given his house on rented his house to a Tim. Tim hasn't been able to pay his rent properly. Tom throws or expels him out of his house. What can we say here? How about "Tom had his house evacuated"?

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    See above.

    I would say "Tom evicted Tim from the house" or "Tom threw Tim out of the house".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    "Evacuate" a building is often used to refer to the safety measure of getting people out of danger when there is a fire or earthquake.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    "Evacuate" a building is often used to refer to the safety measure of getting people out of danger when there is a fire or earthquake.
    When there is no possible danger then we can use "vacate", is this right? "Tom asked the customers to vacate his mall because he didn't want to sell anything at that time." "Government had that place vacated (no possible danger was involved)."

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Could you please answer this one as well, please?

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Could you please answer this one as well, please?
    What does "this one" refer to?
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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    What does "this one" refer to?
    The question that I asked.

    Could you please answer my question please?

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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    Which question? We have answered post #1. We are now on post #9. If there is a question we have missed, you are going to have to ask it again.
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    Re: Evacuated or emptied.

    If you are referring to the question in post #5, I clicked 'Like'.

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