pull around

pull someone or something around

to drag or haul someone or something around. The woman had pulled her children around all day while she did the shopping. All of them were glad to get home. Nick pulled around his wagon and collected discarded aluminum cans.
See also: around, pull

pull around

v.
1. To bring some vehicle to a location, especially to load or unload it: The valet pulled our car around, and we all got in.
2. To gradually return to a sound state of health; recover: Now that her fever is gone, the patient is really starting to pull around.
3. To reverse a decline in the value, performance, or health of something; turn something around: The company is almost bankrupt—I don't see how the new president can pull it around.
See also: around, pull
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I was always going well and was happy to pull around rivals to guarantee a clear run.
The object to be pulled can be a small log, sled, wagon or anything else that is easy for them to pull around the barnyard, pen or pasture.
The wells are also expected to pull around 3 percent brackish groundwater from a shallow aquifer.
These are inexpensive children's suitcases on wheels that the kids sit on for you to pull around.
The giant gelding did need a couple of slaps of the whip to keep his mind on the job, but he pulled himself together in the home straight to pull around three lengths away from his rival.
In his efforts to pull around it, Sharkey was unseated from Last Draw, while Milanette went straight through the rail and passed the post second to 5-4 favourite Ballymak, who registered what can only be called a fortuitous victory for Gordon Elliott and rider Derek O'Connor.
The Irish have turned the kind of shopping baskets that small-order shoppers hold over their arm in American stores into wheelies that are easy as pie to pull around the store and take though the check out line.
uk) SPACIOUS and sturdy, an extending steel handle enables you to pull around this polycarbonate chest on wheels.
It was an open invitation for Shearer, short of blinding movement on aged legs, to use all his nous and experience as a line leader par excellence to pull around Wigan's substitute central defenders Pascal Chimonda and Paul Scharner as though a puppeteer.
Then they'd tell the driver to pull around the corner to the back of the parking lot, where other officers made the arrest.
The second of those, in support to Graeme Hick at Cheltenham College on Saturday afternoon, helped to pull around a match Worcestershire should have lost.
The slogan is aimed at encouraging motorists to slow down and be careful when they pull around a stopped trash truck -- or any other kind of delivery truck.
If we play like we did against Stoke and Forest we will get battered, because Ipswich have some quality players - but we have to pull around our home form.
7 liters, produce 400 hp @ 6,000 rpm and 395 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm, and pull around 3,847 lb, the comparison takes on a decided "America vs.
A group of offenders helped pull around 20 trolleys from the River Taff in Cardiff as part of their community service orders.