English definition of “pull”
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pull verb [T]
pull sth/a rabbit out of the hat informal › to do something unexpected that improves a difficult situation: If they want to survive the crisis, they'll need to pull something out of the hat pretty quickly. The company's in real trouble, and they don't seem to have any rabbits to pull out of the hat.
pull strings › to use your personal influence to make things happen: She may be retired, but she can still pull strings in the city. Don't you know anyone who can pull a few strings for us?
pull the strings › to be the person who is in control of things: He's decided to put in the money himself, rather than let the investors pull the strings Don't ask me. I'm not the one who's pulling the strings.
pull your weight › to work as hard as other people or as hard as expected and needed: Everyone is expected to pull their weight on this project.
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Translations of “pull”
||(re)tirer (sur), tirer sur, ramer…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||ciągnąć (za), pociągać (za)…
||arrastrar, tirar de, chupar…
||ziehen, rudern, sich bewegen…
|in Chinese (Simplified)