pull (someone or something) toward (someone, something, or oneself)

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pull (someone or something) toward (someone, something, or oneself)

To drag, tug, or draw someone or something in the direction of someone, something, or oneself. The boss pulled me toward the door to give me a piece of advice before the presentation began. He pulled his wife toward himself and kissed her passionately. Pull the sofa toward the TV so we can see a bit better.
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pull something toward oneself

to draw something closer to oneself. He pulled his plate toward himself and began eating like a starving man. Mary pulled the basket of fruit toward herself and chose a nice juicy peach.
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A Medical Practioners Tribunal (MPTS) into the incident heard how the doctor called the nurse 'young and attractive' before he tried to pull her towards him.
He said: "I began to pull her towards me and half a second after I got her out of the path of the wheel of the car, it shot forward."
Sit close to her and pull her towards you rather than lifting her and stand by using your thighs to get up.
He reappeared 15 minutes later further along the trail when he grabbed her and tried to pull her towards the bushes.
He then reappeared 15 minutes later further along the Taff Trail when he grabbed her and tried to pull her towards the bushes.
She was grabbed by the man who tried to pull her towards the car before the two women in a passing car shouted at the attacker and he made off.
She had alleged that Dr Dwivedi had gone on to pull her towards him and press himself against her, but these charges were not proved.
The officer added: "When she got off the bus, he stopped his car and followed her on foot, grabbed her and tried to pull her towards his car.
The man asked the girl's age before trying to grab her and pull her towards a car at around 6.45pm.
This male then grabbed her by the arm and attempted to pull her towards the car.
He grabbed her arm and tried to pull her towards him but she managed to escape at around 9.30pm on January 11.