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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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Following the meeting, Mr Jacques said: "Coun Shipley said they would not pull down good, solid council homes.
Now however Cadw, the Welsh historic buildings agency, has opposed demolition, saying a convincing argument to pull down the listed building has not been presented.
One of the offenders then grabbed the wooden pole which had been used to pull down the shutters and again demanded money.
On a good day, he can pull down over $100 in five or six hours, he says.
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Demolition is included in options to pull down 400 flats in the Bensham area and replace them with 100 family homes.
Garbo - Named for the '30s film star, the garbo is a slouchy-soft felt design that you pull down in front for a look of mystery.
The potential amount of financial leverage resulting from these transactions may pull down the financial strength ratings of the title underwriting subsidiaries and potentially widen the gap between the financial strength ratings and the long-term issuer rating at FNF.