pull an all-nighter

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pull an all-nighter

To remain awake all night long, especially so as to study or to complete something. I was a bit of a procrastinator in college, so I tended to pull a lot of all-nighters. Jeff pulled an all-nighter on Thursday to get his report finished for work by the deadline today, so I don't think he'll be coming out with us tonight.
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In fairness, any contest that has persuaded so many of us eijits to pull an all-nighter on Saturday must be pretty decent.
But then I'm not sure Mum would pull an all-nighter to watch that.
Becker College sophomore Callum (Cally) MacDuffie is not only planning to pull an all-nighter during her break, but she is looking forward to it.
Pull an all-nighter, totally reworking your pitch based on the client's comments
And to be fair, he ignored Caroline Flack's attempts to make him pull an all-nighter in order to be on time for yesterday's Radio 1 breakfast show after two hours' sleep.
Its when they then stay up and try to pull an all-nighter that they are much more vulnerable to sudden sleepiness, inattentiveness and potentially accidents and errors.
9-10, and you're invited to pull an all-nighter, sewing quilts that will be given to sick children in local hospitals by Project Linus.
Here's to a nice fella who was ready to pull an all-nighter at the drop of the old sombrero.
As a teenager, when I had to pull an all-nighter to finish some homework or when I waited until the day I was leaving to pack to go back to college after summer vacation, Ma would begin to say in her unique, disgusted tone, "Don't be like .
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sierra Bravo announced today an event designed to help Minnesota non-profits connect with talented web developers to build websites that help fulfill their mission - and pull an all-nighter to do it.
If you need to be the first to see it, you'll have to pull an all-nighter.
But to be able to pull an all-nighter and then do something like carrying the Olympic torch takes a lot of energy.
Those who want to be first to see it will need to pull an all-nighter.