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1. to strain a muscle.
2. the injury sustained in a muscle strain.


verb To remove a drug from the marketplace, usually because of adverse reactions.
Sexology verb
A primarily British usage, meaning:
(1) To kiss someone;
(2) To initiate a seduction;
(3) To attract (pull) a sexually desirable person in one’s immediate surroundings.


A colloquial term for a muscle strain.


to remove a sick animal from a pen in a feedlot for treatment. See also daily pull and dead records.

pull rate
a daily percentage of the cattle in a feedlot which are pulled out of the feeding pens and relegated to the hospital yards or sent for emergency slaughter.

Patient discussion about pull

Q. Pulling pain in anus. Dear friends, I am 32. I feel a Pulling pain in anus sometimes while i finish passing stool and some times when i sit for long time. No bleeding so far. Is it a symptoms of piles? If so what can be done to cure it without going to doctor or operation. Please help me. This pain makes me to feel that i am very old.

A. horsechestnut is supposed to help...here is some info about it:

but i wouldn't get my hopes high.

Q. What would you do if a friend showed up to your house and pulled out a quarter pound of cocaine? True story: What would you do if a friend showed up to your house and pulled out a quarter pound of cocaine, and a bunch of other narcotics all bagged up individually, and then asked if you wanted the first go at them?

A. First of all, I'd probably go ‘Hey, what do you think you are DOING with all that! And why the hell are you at my house with this load of rubbish?? But then I'd probably calm down a bit, and we'd go round to the police station, just round the corner from my place and hand it in. I have a lot more conscience now than I used to and there is no way I am going to encourage a situation like this!

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Ian McKinley pulled back a penalty and McFadden's second closed the gap to 12-9 before Arlidge struck.
Racing into a 2-0 lead through a blistering effort from Irvine and a McCarthy beauty, Santos were pulled back by a Steve Gilmore goal.
I wanted to catch the 62 and as it pulled back in, the side of the bus hit the number 20 bus and a few of the windows were smashed.
It should be pulled back for ballet women, and for modern, jazz or hip hop, at least partially pulled back.
Skye's is also pregnant and traditionally the frail sister who has to be picked up and pulled back together whenever things go wrong.
While other financial service providers pulled back from these markets, CDFIs stepped up.
Algoma, which pulled back to $240,000 in 2003 from an earlier projection of $299,000, and expects to contribute $263,000 in 2004;
As the rod is pulled back to the original work pit, the old pipe is destroyed and the new line installed.
But while VC firms have pulled back dramatically from fund-raising, angels -- usually working in networks or clubs -- have only pulled back a bit.
Mark Lindsay pulled back a try before Waterloo added two by Gareth Davies, both converted by Belgian, and a Chris Wolfenden effort.
On the north, the bedroom window is pulled back to form a receding bay behind a balcony; on the south, the bay is stretched out but in both cases, when standing outside, you are reminded of a view finder.
His 1995 feature, Safe, a study of a troubled, vacuous woman who retreats to a New Age commune, is far more controlled, yet so pulled back that by the end it's hard to tell just what Haynes is trying to accomplish.