pull off

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Synonyms for pull off

pull or pull out sharply

cause to withdraw

Related Words

remove by drawing or pulling

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The Dundee United legend is relishing the prospect of facing his old club today and believes his rapidly improving Third Division side can pull off an upset at Ochilview.
To install the bite valve cover, pinch the tube and pull off the valve.
The hexagonal nut of the end cap is made smaller so that the heater housing will pull off the nozzle and clear the tip end while leaving the end cap and tip in place.
Shaun Pollock trapped Michael Papps leg-before without scoring with the total one before Mark Richardson and Stephen Fleming took the score to 42 when Fleming miscued an attempted pull off Andre Nel and wicketkeeper Mark Boucher took the catch.
Once it's in and you want to run more cables, you just pull off the baseboards (or door trim) along with the Wire Tracks channel, install the wire and snap the channel back into place.
They don't have enough experience at this level to pull off a shock result and it will certainly be Alex Ferguson leaving the ground with a smile on his face.
However, historically, it's also one of the hardest to pull off (so to speak) simply because the genre requires very good writing, a very good cast to give believable performances and very, very good direction all coming together with a synergy that is quite rare.
Even though Porter's one-reeler was the first heist movie, John Huston's 1950 noir classic The Asphalt Jungle set the mold for the modern caper film, with crime genius Sam Jaffe assembling a crew of specialists to pull off the robbery of an impenetrable fortress.
The first thing Harry Hay ever told me was to pull off my ugly green frog skin of heterosexual conformity.
1 Kansas State University Won pull off, 115 feet, 1
It's not just the multiples who can pull off successful publicity grabbing stunts.
Although at first it might seem more straightforward, a completely tonal painting like Untitled (Grey #2), 1999, must have been nearly as difficult to pull off.
If a law made selling recordings more difficult, "there's no question the recording industry would pull off the labels," says Mickey Granberg, director of government relations for the National Association of Recording Merchandisers.
Once airborne, players can pull off style moves that rack up even more points.
Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler is placed at 50/1, according to betting firm William Hill which it says is the biggest price ever for a UK entrant, such is the lack of faith that she will pull off a win.