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Pulka

pʌlk

Meanings of Pulka:

noun

A type of sledge without runners, pulled by a person or dog and used especially to transport equipment and supplies.

Usage examples:

The teams will endure temperatures as low as −45c as they pull their pulks towards the southernmost…

Meanings of Pull:

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

Meanings of Pull ahead:

phrasal verb

To start to do well or to do better than someone else

Usage examples:

It was slow at first, but we're starting to pull ahead., pull ahead of sb/sth after a disappointing…

Meanings of Pull apart:

adjective

(especially of food) able to be pulled into pieces or sections.

Usage examples:

Pull-apart cinnamon rolls
phrasal verb

To separate two things or people

Usage examples:

They went for each other with their fists and had to be pulled apart., the last essay i gave him he…

Meanings of Pull back:

phrasal verb

Retreat from an area.

Usage examples:

The pact called on the rival forces to pull back and allow a neutral force to take control

Meanings of Pull down:

idiom

Cause to come or go down

phrasal verb

Demolish a building.

Usage examples:

The house was pulled down and the site redeveloped
noun

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Meanings of Pull in:

idiom

Get or bring together

phrasal verb

(of a vehicle) move to the side of or off the road.

Usage examples:

He pulled in at the kerb

Meanings of Pull off:

idiom

Pull or pull out sharply

phrasal verb

Succeed in achieving or winning something difficult.

Usage examples:

He pulled off a brilliant first round win

Meanings of Pull on:

phrasal verb

Inhale deeply while smoking a pipe, cigarette, or cigar.

Usage examples:

She pulled on her cigarette and blew the smoke at him

Meanings of Pull oneself together:

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…

Pull out

ˈpʊl.aʊt

Meanings of Pull out:

collocation

Move out or away

phrasal verb

(of a vehicle) move out from the side of the road, or from its normal position in order to overtake.

Usage examples:

As he turned the corner a police car pulled out in front of him
noun

The act of ending involvement in something, esp. in military action

Usage examples:

A troop pullout, his pullout from the race leaves her the likely winner.

Meanings of Pull out all the stops:

phrase

Make a very great effort to achieve something.

Usage examples:

We pulled out all the stops to meet the deadline
idiom

To make a lot of effort to do something well

Usage examples:

The kids pulled out all the stops and organized a really great party.

Meanings of Pull over:

collocation

Steer a vehicle to the side of the road

phrasal verb

(of a vehicle) move to the side of or off the road.

Usage examples:

I decided to pull over on to the hard shoulder

Meanings of Pull someone's leg:

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!
phrase

Deceive someone playfully; tease someone.

Usage examples:

Getting married—are you pulling my leg?

Meanings of Pull strings:

phrase

Make use of one's influence and contacts to gain an advantage unofficially or unfairly.

Usage examples:

He tried to pull strings with people he knew to avoid being called up
idiom

To use your influence over important people to get something or help someone else

Usage examples:

I may be able to pull a few strings for you if you need the document urgently.

Meanings of Pull the plug:

idiom

Prevent from happening or continuing

phrase

Prevent something from happening or continuing.

Usage examples:

The company pulled the plug on the deal because it was not satisfied with the terms

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

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