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Meaning of “pull” - Learner’s Dictionary

pull

verb     /pʊl/
A2 [I, T] to take hold of something and move it somewhere: If you keep pulling his tail, he'll bite you. No wonder it's not working, someone's pulled the plug out. He pulled off his boots. She bent down and pulled up her socks.PullingGeneral words for movement
pull a muscle to injure a muscle by stretching it too muchDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
pull a gun/knife, etc on sb to suddenly take out a weapon: He pulled a gun on us and demanded money. →  See also pull/tear your hair out , pull the plug , not pull any punches , pull out all the stops , pull strings , pull your weight Handguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
(Definition of pull verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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