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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The MaxPull system can pull around 30,000-lbf line tension, that is 43% higher than formerly feasible.
I was always going well and was happy to pull around rivals to guarantee a clear run.
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.
Then they'd tell the driver to pull around the corner to the back of the parking lot, where other officers made the arrest.
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.
Melbourne Park has hardly ever seen such drama in a semi-final, but those who witnessed Ivanisevic pull around his semi against Tim Henman at Wimbledon last year will recognise just what effect weather can have on a tennis match.
They should leave here with a trigger pull around five, and never lower than four-and-a-half.
Norton, who split from American boyfriend Scott Michaels, is on the pull around London's gay clubs and he is loving every minute of it.
From a Reuters on-line report datelined Delmont, Pennsylvania, on a drive-through strip club called Climax Gentleman's Club in Salem Township near Pittsburgh: "Motorists pull around to a window at the back of the club, show proof that they are eighteen or older, and pay about $5 per minute.
During peak times consumers are given pagers at the window and then asked to pull around and park in special spaces located to the side of the drive-through lane.
During busy times consumers will be given pagers at the window, and then asked to pull around into parking spots that have been set aside for them, so that other customers can be helped.