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- v. To pull something, so that comes inside.
- v. To arrest.
- v. To approach a station.
- v. To tighten a sail by pulling on a rope.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
- v. of trains; move into (a station)
- v. get or bring together
- v. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
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"Hee … lp," he gasped, but Ming could barely pull in enough air to let out a whimper.
Nasha told me, on a slow night, she can pull in anywhere from seven hundred to maybe a grand.
Towards night we began to pull in earnest up a series of ascents toward the little village of Cloudland.
"I don't need the moneymin a good week I pull in six, maybe seven hundred bucks."
You must have killed your share of peasants without a hint of politics or patriotism on the mind, just working-class slobbos on patrol against their will when the mighty sniper took it all from them with but three ounces of pull in one finger.
But then the Nasat saw one of the other runners rise up alongside the missile and pull in closer.
The line broke when they got the buoy, before they could pull in the hawser that I had laid out.
Two seconds later a blacked-out Ford Focus pulled out a parking spot in front of a corner store and passed by me to pull in front of the building.
Bring out the pillories, whipping-posts, gallies (= galleys), rods, and axes (which are ratio ultima cleri, a clergyman's last argument, ay and his first too), and pull in pieces all the Trading Corporations, those nests of Faction and Sedition.
An automobile, darting out from a cross-street, caused the driver of the wagon to pull in abruptly and apply the brake.