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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.
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A colloquial term for a muscle strain.
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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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Iwrite with reference to the letter from Tyne Bridge MP David Clelland headlined "If we all pull together it can be done" (Voice of the North, June 23).
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And although Celant has managed to pull together a show, to prevent such institutional messes in the future, a proposal is before Italian Parliament to streamline the Biennale's bureaucracy.
Spivak appropriately delivered the final keynote speech and proceeded through concentration on the conference's subtitle '[Architecture] Agency [Urbanism]' to pull together the previous days' themes of design and planning, of action and empowerment.
HAYNE JOHNSON'S BASIC approach in his new book, The Best of Times and in a half dozen other books is to pull together a whole bunch of clips and interesting statistics, interview some of the players, and then offer a milewide and inch-deep "social history" of the times.
Because Mr Pywell makes the not so remarkable comment that if this region was to pull together and speak with one voice then it could achieve so much more.
"The aftermath of the attacks demonstrated that we can all pull together as Americans in a time of crisis," says Executive Editor Derek T.
The horizontal rule, printed in full strength green, and the spacing between it and the articles, pull together two pages that otherwise would not form a single visual element.
Iraq is a nation too long in the shadow of repression and with too many fractious pieces to pull together easily or to pull together overnight.