(someone) got suspended (from school)

"Getting suspended" from school means that you can't come to the school for some specific length of time. Schools sometimes suspend students to punish them for bad behavior.

You can also "get suspended" from some other things:

  • students can get suspended from a school bus if they do bad things on the bus
  • police officers can get suspended from work if they do something wrong.

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