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pull the string

Baseball To throw an off-speed pitch.
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When you pull the string back slightly farther or shorter than normal, you change the relationship between your eye, the pin and the target.
He has the ability to pull the string and make our offense go and he's been doing it for two years now,'' said Benkert.
For the research, scientists were able to train 23 out of 40 bees, step-by-step, to pull the strings attached to three artificial blue flowers.
The Italians rely heavily on Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli (right), one to pull the strings, the other to pull everything else.
With O'Loughlin ready to pull the strings once again, Huddersfield know their task has suddenly become much harder.
Messi will miss Ajax OUTabsence means Barcelona's maestro won't be there to pull the strings when they play Ajax in match five of Group H.
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