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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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Hughes almost came back to haunt his old club with a glorious chip but McGregor dived to pull off a superb save.
I know it will be tough to pull off wins in fights like this.
Former Sheffield Wednesday man Shaw has helped Gateshead pull off several shock results this season and sees the clash with the Wombles as the ideal opportunity to pull off another at Kingsmeadow.
He instantly made up for it though by diving low to his right to pull off a superb save from Healy's penalty.
Nobody expects us to win, so we're going to go down there and see if we can't pull off an upset.
The 32-year-old was on one under par and just three shots behind French leader Stephanie Arricau -and if she can pull off her first win in her 10th season as a professional she will also secure a Solheim Cup debut for next month's match in Sweden.
SMOOTH talking TV host Robert Kilroy-Silk has outdone Vanessa Feltz to pull off a pounds 5 million deal.
We're ready for Dunfermline and after winning away at Dundee United we're sure we can pull off another vital win.
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It doesn't scare me, it thrills me because then I can pull off some shots.
Coventry captain Hugh Kenney Herbert had to pull off a fine goal-line stop as Olton fought back in the second half but the action quickly switched to the other end as Leadbetter pulled off several excellent saves - the best a remarkable stop from Robbie Astin's powerful drag flick - and Kettley was denied by Adam Smith's desperate intervention.
Prior to this season, the former England Under-21 keeper had limited Premier League experience and the coaching staff weren't convinced he had the ability to pull off match-winning saves.