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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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Irish look to have more confidence and cutting edge in attack, and with Mark Mapletoft and Mike Catt pulling the strings, they should create tries.
The heavenly signs pile up so fast and furiously that it is clear quite early in the film that an invisible hand must be pulling the strings.
The outgoing president and ex-KGB spy chief was still thought to be pulling the strings after Medvedev was named by the new boss as Russian Prime Minister.
Behind this crime, behind the murder of his wife, the mother of his two children, you all know there was this master manipulator pulling the strings - Michael Dally,'' Olson told the jury.
With Lorrimer pulling the strings in midfield it was no surprise when the lead was extended three minutes later when Lynn finished from a Paul McCord pass.
Nevertheless, they talked about how to handle inevitable Democratic attacks, how to time the day's events with newspapers, news agencies and the evening television news in mind, and - above all - how to avoid making all that look as if Gingrich was pulling the strings.
However Down were convincing winners over Meath last time out with the brilliant Michael Walsh, fully fit after two injury-plagued years, pulling the strings.
One may indeed venture to speculate that the municipal unions, sensing a potential rupture in the monopoly they hold under the current City Charter, were behind the scenes pulling the strings of the new converts to this issue on the council.
With Roger Lemerre pulling the strings the Tunisians are regarded as one of the bright lights of African soccer at present and are well worth a punt at 7/1.
The movie misses Henson's good-hearted inventiveness, too, but there's ample evidence that the second generation of Muppeteers are almost as good at pulling the strings as the first.
OSAMA bin Laden is alive and still pulling the strings of al- Qaeda, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw admitted yesterday.
So he moved to Walsall in the hope of pulling the strings as deftly as he did for promoted Pompey.

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