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.
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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.
The genuinely injured pair of Simon Davies and Ryan Giggs look like being the only players to pull out of the game and are unlikely to be chosen when Toshack names his squad today.