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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.

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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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The Lips live experience - more akin to a large-scale children's party than a normal gig, with Coyne the master magician pulling strings like rabbits out of a hat - finishes with their by-now customary interpretation of Black Sabbath's War Pigs.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- In big companies, to the people way up in the tower pulling strings and making decisions, little companies look like tiny cars or ants -- all sort of alike, falling into a limited number of very broad categories.
Such a coordinated and deadly act of violence doesn't require an Osama bin Laden pulling strings from a cave in the Hindu Kush.
Montana, as any local would tell you, finds its cultural roots in the fight between workers and corporate barons pulling strings from Wall Street.
Although Gordon Brown was loyal in public, his ally's 11th-hour decision to fall back into line will be seen by some critics as evidence of the Chancellor pulling strings behind the scenes to again underline his power in the party.
A CLERGYMAN from Wirral is pulling strings in a children's hit TV show.
Managers don't always control things when an agent is pulling strings behind his back.
The Patriots] are viewing the giant global corporations as the subverters of national sovereignty and the increasing subverters of individual liberties--controlling the media, stifling dissent, and pulling strings that affect security in the workplace," says Nader.

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