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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