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yanked

mod. arrested. (Underworld.) Lefty got himself yanked one too many times.
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Legislators yanked the state money after economic forecasts projected a nearly $700 million shortfall over the next five years.
Yanked around: The Yankees have been tugged and pulled recently, and it has nothing to do with George Steinbrenner, Alex Rodriguez, the Boston Red Sox or the building of their new stadium, set to open in 2009.
Tomita was suddenly yanked out of his Kansai childhood and plunged into American society.
Dani told me to ignore him and to keep walking and not look at him but I looked at him anyway and I laughed when he pulled down his pants and showed us his butt and then he said to Dani come over here and get some of this girl and turned around and gra bbed his penis and Dani yanked my arm but I didn't cry and she said run and we ran home and she told Mama and Daddy and Daddy said he was going to kill his ass.
The star was being yanked around by the gravitational field of not one, not two, but three planets
In response to verifiable facts presented by NNP, ABC News immediately yanked the story from its website and promptly launched its own investigation.
Jack Kenny, creator of NBC's short-lived ``The Book of Daniel,'' said his controversial show, which also included a young gay male character, was yanked off the air after just four episodes (six were shot in all) after being relegated to a Friday night time slot where it suffered low ratings.
Moonves yanked the miniseries a mere two weeks before it was to air, declaring it not up to CBS' standards.
When I made a mistake, I was always yanked out of the game.