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pull at sth

verb uk phrasal verb with pull   /pʊl/ us  
to pull something quickly and usually repeatedly: The child pulled at his sleeve to get his attention. He pulled at his ear as he spoke.
Translations of “pull at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指多次)輕拉…
in Russian дергать…
in Turkish çekiştirmek, çekip durmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指多次)轻拉…
in Polish szarpać za coś…
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