Meaning of “pull sth back” in the English Dictionary

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"pull sth back" in British English

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pull sth back

phrasal verb with pull uk /pʊl/ us /pʊl/ verb

mainly UK If a team that is losing pulls a goal back or pulls points back, it scores a goal or wins some points.

(Definition of “pull sth back” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)