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Plural for an act of pulling something
“With a quick pull of the reins, they headed back towards Benson Manor.”
Plural for an act of towing or dragging something
“With a collective pull of the vehicle, the men were able to remove it from the pit.”
Plural for something that causes one to feel attraction
“Nevertheless, it demonstrates the pull a skilled curator can exert on an exhibition.”
Plural for the ability to exercise influence
“The smaller outfits may simply never have the political pull or advertising budget of the bigger players.”
Plural for a deep draught of a drink
“Tim took a pull of his drink, then stared at it as if wishing it were something stronger.”
Plural for an act of inhaling while smoking a pipe, cigarette, or cigar
“He laughed a little, putting the pipe back in his mouth for a long pull.”
(slang, dated) Plural for something in one's favor in a comparison or a contest
“Good jobs in this country were available only with the pull that comes from knowing powerful people.”
Plural for a device that is meant to be pulled
“This bunny coin purse has a cute, little cotton tail, and its zipper pull is a carrot!”
To exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself
“He would grab my right hand and gently pull me towards the door.”
To remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
“The dentist then told me that he would have to pull my tooth out.”
To cause to be attracted or to show interest in someone or something
“I can't afford to have bands who won't pull the crowds.”
To damage (a muscle, ligament, etc.) by abnormal strain
“Try not to pull a muscle or strain something trying to saddle up.”
To retrieve or generate for use
“I'll have to pull a part number for that.”
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