pull (someone or something) toward (someone, something, or oneself)

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pull (someone or something) toward (someone, something, or oneself)

To drag, tug, or draw someone or something in the direction of someone, something, or oneself. The boss pulled me toward the door to give me a piece of advice before the presentation began. He pulled his wife toward himself and kissed her passionately. Pull the sofa toward the TV so we can see a bit better.
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pull something toward oneself

to draw something closer to oneself. He pulled his plate toward himself and began eating like a starving man. Mary pulled the basket of fruit toward herself and chose a nice juicy peach.
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The lout hurled abuse at her before grabbing her by the hair and pulling her towards him during the onslaught, which happened at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.
He told the Paisley Daily Express: "The man is alleged to have been shouting and swearing at the woman before allegedly grabbing her by the hair and pulling her towards him.
Just days earlier, Trixie began barking and pulling her towards a railway bridge where she found an unconscious man.
He pulled up at the side of the girl and grabbed her sleeve, pulling her towards him.
When the victim walked to the car, a blonde inside grabbed the bag, pulling her towards the vehicle and she was dragged for a short distance as they sped off.