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Meanings of Pull the plug on:

noun

A small plastic or rubber device with metal pins that connects the end of a wire on a piece of electrical equipment to a supply of electricity

Usage examples:

I was trying to fill the bathtub, but matthew kept pulling out the plug., he took the opportunity t…

Meanings of Pull through:

idiom

Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

phrasal verb

Get through an illness or other dangerous or difficult situation.

Usage examples:

The illness is difficult to overcome, but we hope she'll pull through

Meanings of Pull to:

noun

A kind of long-handled fork used for gathering floating seaweed.

verb

To move something toward yourself, sometimes with great physical effort

Usage examples:

[ i ] could you help me move this bookcase over there? you pull and i’ll push., [ t ] alice lay dow…

Meanings of Pull up:

idiom

Remove, usually with some force or effort

phrasal verb

(of a vehicle) come to a halt.

Usage examples:

He pulled up outside the cottage

Meanings of Pull your leg:

idiom

Infml to tell someone something that is not true as a way of joking with the person

Usage examples:

Stop pulling my leg – you didn’t have lunch with bono!

Meanings of Pull yourself together:

To get control of your emotions or actions after being very upset

Usage examples:

I blew my nose and tried to pull myself together.
phrasal verb

To work closely together to achieve something

Usage examples:

We can survive this crisis as long as we all pull together., if you can pull together sufficient fu…

Meanings of Pull-oneself:

idiom

To get control of your emotions or actions after being very upset

Usage examples:

I blew my nose and tried to pull myself together., bradford pulled together a group of experts to h…
phrasal verb

To work closely together to achieve something

Usage examples:

We can survive this crisis as long as we all pull together., if you can pull together sufficient fu…

Meanings of Pull-oneself-along:

phrase

To take hold of something and use effort to move your body forwards or up

Usage examples:

He put his hands on the side of the pool and pulled himself out of the water., she pulled herself u…

Meanings of Pull-out-of:

idiom

To do something unexpected that suddenly improves a bad situation

Meanings of Pull-someone:

phrasal verb

To attract people to come to a performance or to buy things

Usage examples:

Pull in crowds/audiences/shoppers the movie failed to pull in younger audiences., the initiative wi…

Meanings of Pull-something-off:

phrasal verb

To succeed in doing something difficult or unexpected

Usage examples:

He won five straight games and pulled off one of the tournament’s biggest upsets.

Meanings of Pull-to-pieces:

idiom

To criticize someone or something severely

Usage examples:

The moment she left, the rest of the family started to pull her to pieces.

Meanings of Pull-together:

phrase

Cooperate in a task or undertaking.

Usage examples:

Employees and managers began to pull together as a team
idiom

To get control of your emotions or actions after being very upset

Usage examples:

I blew my nose and tried to pull myself together., bradford pulled together a group of experts to h…
phrasal verb

To work closely together to achieve something

Usage examples:

We can survive this crisis as long as we all pull together., if you can pull together sufficient fu…

Meanings of Pull-up-stakes:

idiom

To take all the things that you own and go and live in a different place

Usage examples:

This is the fourth time in five years that we've had to pull up stakes.

Meanings of Pullable:

adjective

Capable of being pulled.

Meanings of Pullback:

noun

An act of withdrawing troops.

Usage examples:

Forces have begun a pullback from frontline positions

Meanings of Pullbacks:

noun

An act of withdrawing troops.

Usage examples:

Forces have begun a pullback from frontline positions

Meanings of Pulldown:

adjective

(of a menu) appearing below a menu title only while selected.

Usage examples:

We'll make it as easy as possible by providing you with an online, automatic metadata generator tha…

Pulled

pʊld

Meanings of Pulled:

verb

Exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself.

Usage examples:

He pulled them down on to the couch
noun

An act of pulling something.

Usage examples:

Give the hair a quick pull and it comes out by the roots
adjective

Used to describe meat that is cooked slowly until it is very soft, so that it can be easily pulled apart into strips when it is served

Usage examples:

A recipe for pulled pork with barbecue sauce

Puller

ˈkraʊdˌpʊl.ər

Meanings of Puller:

noun

A person or thing that attracts a lot of attention and that people will pay to see

Meanings of Pulleries:

noun

A place in which wool, hair, and bristles are removed from hides.

Meanings of Pullery:

noun

A place in which wool, hair, and bristles are removed from hides.

Pullet

ˈpʊlɪt

Meanings of Pullet:

noun

A young hen, especially one less than one year old.

Usage examples:

After about 10 weeks you can start feeding pullets (young hens) about 10 percent scratch grain (a m…

Pullets

ˈpʊlɪt

Meanings of Pullets:

noun

A young hen, especially one less than one year old.

Usage examples:

After about 10 weeks you can start feeding pullets (young hens) about 10 percent scratch grain (a m…

Pulley

ˈpʊli

Meanings of Pulley:

noun

A wheel with a grooved rim around which a cord passes, which acts to change the direction of a force applied to the cord and is used to raise heavy weights.

Usage examples:

Prior to world war ii, the sash (the parts that move) was counterweighted by a temperamental arrang…
verb

Hoist with a pulley.

Usage examples:

The tree house was built on the ground and pulleyed into the branches

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