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pull (sb/sth) out

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb
  • (AREA)

If ​soldiers or ​militaryforcespull out or are ​pulled out, they ​move out of an ​area because they have been ​ordered to.

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(Definition of pull (sb/sth) out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pull sb/sth out

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb [T]
to ​remove someone or something from an ​activity: We can ​cutprojectcosts by ​pulling out all non-essential ​staff.
(Definition of pull sb/sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pull (sb/sth) out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 范围, (使)(士兵或军队)撤出,(使)撤离…
in Chinese (Traditional) 範圍, (使)(士兵或軍隊)撤出,(使)撤離…
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