pull out of

pull something out of someone or something

 and pull something out
to withdraw something from someone or something. I pulled the arrow out of the injured soldier and tried to stop the bleeding. I pulled out the arrow.
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pull something out of someone

to draw or force information out of someone. The cops finally pulled a confession out of Max. I thought I would never pull her name out of her.
See also: of, out, pull
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Wallasey Express has been struck down by a chest infection and took the decision earlier this week to pull out of his light-welterweight clash at Aintree.
Some of the pages have half or threequarter pull-outs illustrated on both sides and there is a four page pull out of a woodland scene complete with deer, lizards, birds and bats.