pull along

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pull along

1. To drag, haul, or force someone or something behind one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pull" and "along." The child pulled the box along behind him, pretending it was a suitcase. I took the dog for a walk, but she just pulled me along the whole time.
2. To lead, direct, or manipulate the actions of someone according to one's own ideas, intentions, or desires. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pull" and "along." I'll admit that I've been letting Janet pull me along in life for the last few years. If it had been up to me, I probably wouldn't have bought a house or had kids at such a young age. Tom just pulls his younger brother along through all his mishaps.
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You use your lake mapping and electronics to target ledges and simply pull them along the drop-offs at 1.0-1.4 mph.
They come in lots of bright colours and are stable enough for children to safely sit on while mums and dads pull them along by a sturdy towing strap.
"Instead of pushing people for more effort, you now have to pull them along with you using leadership, consulting and coaching," Nicolai said, while addressing the members of Bahrain Businesswomen's Society.
"Instead of pushing people for more effort, you now have to pull them along with you using leadership, consulting and coaching," Stepping Stone Global founder and president Jean Nicolai, told delegates at the meeting at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
'He'll pull them along and then, with their running and working, they will pull him along as well.'
He will pull them along on this side and one to benefit from that is course winner BEYOND THE CLOUDS who should place at worst.
So if you can skate or snowboard, you'll chances are you'll find mountainboarding easier.Riders and competitors can do tricks and race at speeds sometimes in excess of 50mph, as well as attach their boards to kites to pull them along.