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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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Everybody is pulling together and that's how we'll get out of this mess.
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Pulling together these disciplines together under Steve and having him partner with Ernie Mrozek, our President and Chief Operating Officer, confirms our commitment to this vital work.
During this difficult period for our industry, Northwest management and employees should be pulling together to help the airline and increase passenger satisfaction," Ibarra said.
At a time when the rest of the country is pulling together, Park Place has refused to continue health benefits or grant severance pay beyond that required by the federal WARN Act, despite the fact that many of those being fired have worked for the company for over 10 years.
We're pulling together as a nation, McDonald's people -- our employees, owner/operators and suppliers -- are standing shoulder to shoulder as never before.
At times like this, every dollar counts, and we are delighted to see how our community is pulling together to help disaster victims.
SHO is also extremely grateful for the work of the local organizing committees in each city for pulling together these valuable events.
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Similarly, People Browsers utilize a simple metaphor -- the dynamic buddy list -- to provide a basic mechanism for pulling together different kinds of real-time communication such as chat, instant messaging, file transfer, Web browser sharing, and so on," adds Bone.