pull round

Idioms & Phrases

pull round

Restore or be restored to good health, as in It was good nursing that pulled him round so quickly, or Once on antibiotics, he pulled round quickly. [Late 1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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pull round

verb
continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds" [syn: survive] [ant: succumb
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