pull to

pull to

1. To drag, tug, or yank someone or something to a particular position. A noun or pronoun is used between "pull" and "to." The teacher pulled me to the front of the class scolded me in front of everyone for being so disruptive. Pull the trash can to the curb so the garbage trucks will collect it tomorrow.
2. To drag, tug, or yank something shut. A noun or pronoun is used between "pull" and "to." Pull that door to—you're letting in a draft! I'd like to speak privately, so please pull the door to.
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pull something to

to close something, usually a door of some type. The door is open a little. Pull it to so no one will hear us. Please pull the door to.
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Conversely, individuals that engage in focused pulling tend to be aware of this activity and may pull to reduce stress or for temporary feelings of pleasure that may accompany the pulling behavior.
Tractor pull to defy the elements A TRACTOR pulling event that was rained off last weekend has been rearranged for later this month.
For many shooters, a trigger that requires 3 to 5 pounds of pull to operate is ideal.
First they allow they commuters to sit in the wagon till Faizabad then from Faizabad to Khanna Pull and then from Khanna Pull to Rawat.
There are some dogs who really love pulling, but I would say that most pull to please their handlers."
The goal is to pull to the middle of the rope which is designated with a tied-on towel - five yards to your team's side.
The load on the friction clamp is released by pulling back on the holding winch and removed from the pipe, ready for the pull to recommence.
The pulled nurse thought she should remain an LE for a future pull to NICU and the resource nurse agreed.
Streamlining with dolphin kick getting air when needed (using breaststroke pull to get air, 25-50 yards).
First, he has an unobstructed view of the playside guard, who must pull to the outside, because of our alignment.
On the snap, the guard will either pull to the outside (Diag.
The two guards and the strong-side tackle pull to the right, with the back-side guard looking for the back-side LB, the strong-side tackle blocking the first defender to show outside of the WB, and the strong-side guard reading the block of his tackle.