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pull

1. n. a drink; a swig; a drink from a flask. He took another pull and kept on talking.
2. tv. to take a drink or a mouthful of liquor from a bottle or other container. He pulled a slug from the bottle.
3. n. a mouthful of smoke from a cigarette; a drag on a cigarette. A couple of pulls and she crushed out the cigarette.
4. tv. to smoke a cigarette. He pulled a long filter job and then went back to work.
5. in. to pull one’s punches. (Martial arts.) If you pull during a fight, you’re through as a fighter.

pull

/yank (someone's) chain
To take unfair advantage of someone; deceive or manipulate someone.

pull

strings/wires Informal
To exert secret control or influence in order to gain an end.
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The advantage to the shooter is dividing pull weight into two steps.
Often, they pull in dust and gas from nearby stars which form a disc but it was unclear how the gas was being pulled in.
Often black holes pull dust and gas from a nearby star which forms a disc around the hole, like the rings around Saturn.
Vehicles are displayed on customized supports made from tires and wheel rims that raise the car off the ground with the intention that customers can easily and safely pull their parts.
PULL THE ZIPPER LEVER SLOWLY AND EVENLY RATHER THAN JERKING ON THE THONG THAT IS ATTACHED TO IT.
In a goal-line / short yardage situation, all the linemen may be covered, so that no one will pull.
Well, it's called Pull Up, out on Delicious Vinyl through Interscope records.
If you have tight quadriceps, it will be difficult for you to touch your heel to your buttock while lying face-down on the floor and using the hand on the same side as your ankle to pull it in.
As you begin to draw in air, first you will feel your belly begin to expand, pull the lower abdominal muscles into and toward the belly button and anchor the stomach muscles to keep the belly from blowing outward and filling with air.
Some long term care facilities have been known to engage in a dangerous and illegal practice of purchasing personal alarms from local vendors and converting them into pull string, patient fall monitors to save money.
This summer alone we've seen Mark Wahlberg and Edward Norton play cat and mouse with a boat, truck, and train full of bullion in the pumped-up remake of The Italian Job, watched Dustin Hoffman and Edward Burns bait and switch each other with a van full of dough in Confidence, and spied on Nick Nolte's efforts to pull one last jewelry heist in The Good Thief.
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Pull too hard or too gently, and disaster can ensue.
The deep muscles of the back are extensors of the spine, which means that they pull down and back, not up and forward.