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pull awayTo move ahead.Rate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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pull apartTo open something by pulling on various parts of it.Rate it:

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pull offTo achieve; to succeed at something difficult.Rate it:

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pull outTo withdraw; especially of military forces; to retreat.Rate it:

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pull togetherTo unite for a common objective.Rate it:

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pull offTo remove by pulling.Rate it:

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pull oneself togetherTo become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused.Rate it:

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pull upLift upwards or vertically.Rate it:

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pull upRetrieve; get.Rate it:

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pull upDrive close to something, especially a curb.Rate it:

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the whistle doesn't pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".Rate it:

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leg pullTo jokeRate it:

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on the pullSeeking the intimate company of a member of the opposite sex.Rate it:

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pull aHe pulled an Elvis and got really fat.Rate it:

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pull aTo emulate a behaviour generally attributed to the individual named.Rate it:

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pull a faceTo make an abnormal facial expression.Rate it:

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pull a fast oneTo deceive or trick.Rate it:

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Pull a Fast OneTo cheat others by playing mastermind tricksRate it:

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pull a fast onePlay a trick upon another. Tell a joke about another, surprise another with swiftness, delude another, lead another astray.Rate it:

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pull a rabbit out of a hatTo do something surprising or beneficial.Rate it:

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Pull a Rabbit Out of HatTo magically produce something much needed, to find out a solution all of a sudden or unexpectedlyRate it:

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pull a rabbit out-of a hatSurprise everyone, 'obtain an almost impossible resultRate it:

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pull a trainTo have sex with several men one after the other.Rate it:

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pull a trainUsed other than as an idiom: see pull, train.Rate it:

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pull aheadto start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).Rate it:

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Pull All Your Eggs into One BasketTo take all your chances on one plan or idea, to use all your options at one timeRate it:

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pull an all-nighterWork diligently throughout the night.Rate it:

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pull backUsed other than as an idiom. To pull in a backwards directionRate it:

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pull backTo retreatRate it:

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pull backTo retractRate it:

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pull backto pull in order to reveal something underneath or behind.Rate it:

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pull backTo pass (the ball) into a position further from the attacking goal line.Rate it:

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pull backTo score when the team is losing.Rate it:

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pull downTo make lower.Rate it:

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pull downTo demolish or destroy.Rate it:

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pull downTo cause to fall to the floorRate it:

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pull facesTo make abnormal facial expressions, especially for amusement.Rate it:

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pull inTo pull something, so that comes inside.Rate it:

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pull inTo arrest.Rate it:

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pull inTo earn [money].Rate it:

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pull inTo approach a station.Rate it:

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pull inTo tighten a sail by pulling on a rope.Rate it:

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pull in one's hornsTo become less impassioned, aggressive, or argumentative; to exercise restraint; to yield or capitulate.Rate it:

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pull my fingerA phrase used when playing a prank regarding flatulence, in which a mark is asked to pull the finger of the person playing the prank, who simultaneously flatulates so as to suggest a causal relationship between the pulling of the finger and the resulting expulsion of gas.Rate it:

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Pull No PunchesTo hit something with great force and power, attacking something potently, to be honestRate it:

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pull onTo put on by tugging.Rate it:

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