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) to extract
) to depart:
the train pulled out of the station
) to withdraw or escape or be withdrawn or rescued, as from a difficult situation
of a motor vehicle, driver, etc
to draw away from the side of the road
to draw out from behind another vehicle to overtake
) to abandon a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
foll by of
) to level out or cause to level out (from a dive)
an extra leaf of a book that folds out
a removable section of a magazine, etc
a flight manoeuvre during which an aircraft levels out after a dive
a withdrawal from a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
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We are going to pull out the plug. We have reached the point where shells do not hurt us any more.
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
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pull someone's chain
pull someone's leg
pull something on someone
pull something out of one's ass
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pull the wool over someone's eyes
pull up one's socks
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