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pull

(pdbobrl)
1. to strain a muscle.
2. the injury sustained in a muscle strain.

pull

Pharmacology
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.

pull

A colloquial term for a muscle strain.

pull

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:
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/horsechestnut/index.htm#uses

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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Is Mr Potato Head pulling the strings behind the scenes?
Puncheon's dismissal for violent conduct marred a good performance from Barnet, who dominated the first half with Andy Hessen-thaler pulling the strings.
There are few sides in this or any World Cup the quality of the French, who count on the unmatched Henry up front, retiring legend Zinedine Zidane pulling the strings just behind, Patrick Vieira cleaning up the midfield messes, smooth Lilian Thuram anchoring the backline -- and now youngster Frank Ribery.
I think we'll see Stevie Gerrard back pulling the strings in the centre of midfield while someone will occupy the right.
If you want to reach your goals, stop people pulling the strings.
Laura Bassett powered City ahead on the hour-mark in the friendly at Central Avenue and Jason East's side dominated the majority of the game with Laura Woollacatt pulling the strings in midfield until Andrea Coupland netted.
The aim is to have state Blue Cross executives quietly pulling the strings of these new foundations.
She may be pulling the strings in Europe but yesterday I was the one telling German Chancellor Angela Merkel how it was.
Experienced European campaigners Claude Makelele and Ludovic Giuly are still pulling the strings in the French side's engine room, with class like that in the side they look they overpriced to come away with at least a point.
But Luton began to dominate with Keith Keane pulling the strings in midfield before central defender Krorcha struck the decisive goal.
It appears to be bureaucracy pulling the strings and the football club suffering
We lost our way for about 10 minutes but then picked it up in the second half with Michael Carrick pulling the strings.

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