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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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He said: "If he keeps pulling off great saves then interest might come from elsewhere.
It was yet another solid performance from defenders Laud, Davies, Laverick and Wilson with keeper Hendry pulling off some great saves late into the first half.
IRELAND remain convinced they are capable of pulling off another ICC World Twenty20 upset, despite their 83-run Super Eights defeat against New Zealand at Trent Bridge.
for the World Gymnastic Championships has been doing a Rick James-eque superfreak in anticipation of what the United States gymnasts are capable of pulling off at next summer's Olympic Games in that faraway city of ruins.
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BACK PAGEInce pulling off a rescue job like he did when he kept Macclesfield in the League in 2007.
We believe we're capable of pulling off a shock and that's the beauty of the Scottish Cup.
I'mdelighted for him and it gives the team confidence that you've got a goalkeeper making saves so that if you don't defend well he's there pulling off match-winning saves or point-winning saves.
WARWICKSHIRE'S county second string started the New Year where they left off from the last when pulling off a narrow 8-7 success over Nottinghamshire.