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puff

pull it off

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pull out (of): withdraw

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pull out (of): leave

pull someone in

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pull someone up

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pull something apart or to pieces: dismantle

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pull something in: attract

pull something off: remove

pull something out

pull through

pull up

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pull yourself together

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Synonyms for pull

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

to remove from a fixed position

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

pull back: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

pull down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

pull down: to receive, as wages, for one's labor

pull in: to come to a particular place

pull off: to begin and carry through to completion

pull off: to be responsible for or guilty of (an error or crime)

pull on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

pull on: to take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

pull out: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

pull through: to exist in spite of adversity

the act of drawing or pulling a load

an inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

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the force used in pulling

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special advantage or influence

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a device used for pulling something

a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

a sustained effort

direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

move into a certain direction

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apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

steer into a certain direction

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strain abnormally

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cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense

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operate when rowing a boat

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rein in to keep from winning a race

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tear or be torn violently

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hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing

strip of feathers

take sides with

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But we always seem to pull something out of the bag and I am quietly confident we will be able to again.
We had to pull something out of the bag," Mathews said "I couldn't ask for any more, doing it in the semi-finals.
After giving the home side a 15 point start it was always going to be a difficult task to pull something out of the fire, and credit must go to the Lockwood Park side for sticking to their game plan and putting pressure on the high-flying South Shields club.
Fingers crossed Silverstone will pull something out of the bag, but nothing is guaranteed.
It's been quite a difficult season but I am just trying to keep as positive as I can and believe that I can pull something out of the bag," he added.
I needed to pull something out of the bag to redeem myself and fortunately I got the chance with the penalty.
And if we can get ourselves within a score, even if there are only seconds remaining, we've got the personnel to pull something out of the bag.
Never was there a greater need to pull something special out of the bag than on Sunday.
Bees are desperate to pull something out of the fire this evening - but they know they need every member of the team to punch their weight.
The aim was to stay close to the play-offs all season, throughout that we've had our knocks, but we've bounced back and every time it looks like there's been a gap opening up we've managed to pull something out of the bag to get back in touch,' said Cooper, 31, who signed for the Bluebirds from Wolves last summer.
I was worried about the ground, as he's a stone better on soft, but he'll always pull something out, and he had to do that here.
STEVE Bruce says he will wait until the last second to sign Mikael Forssell - but admits he still hopes to pull something special out of the bag again this summer.
Most people will have this down as a Rangers win but we have to try to pull something out of the game to give us a lift.
More than a year after El Nino-warmed seas chased the catch away, Ventura County squid fisherman are casting their hopes - and nets - on a blue moon to pull something from the deep and salvage the season.
On Wednesday, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has a duty to them, and to families affected by dementia, to pull something very big out of the bag.