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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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The purpose of this review, therefore, was to establish such a theory, by pulling together educational psychology and psychological theories around an analysis of effective teacher-student relationships.
The report encourages NARA to move forward with a careful, modular procurement plan, starting with many small pilot programs to address focused aspects of the overall problem and then pulling together the pieces in the future.
By pulling together a team with such a broad array of experience and expertise, we are sending the Defense Department a clear message about our ability to deliver for them on this ambitious and significant project.
Hopkinson has done a wonderful job pulling together such great writing by mostly notable and award-winning authors.
Tillman does a fine job of pulling together the actions and experiences of the crews who flew and fought "the big Douglas," the Navy's first monoplane carrier aircraft.
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These approaches have shared a vision of social history as a "totalising historiography", pulling together the diverse strands of the discipline as a whole; and they have sustained a relationship of mutual suspicion with what Wilson calls "State historiography", the professional mainstream with its agenda and practices dominated by high politics.
Chris is already in Singapore pulling together an amazing team, so he has really hit the ground running," said Currey.
Cabinet Office minister Liam Byrne said Britons would beat the economic downturn by pulling together and not trying to survive the storm alone.