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pull out

vb. 1 (context idiomatic English) To withdraw; especially of military forces; to retreat. 2 (context literally English) To use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control. 3 (context idiomatic English) To remove something from a container. 4 (context idiomatic English) To maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane.

pull out
  1. v. move out or away; "The troops pulled out after the cease-fire" [syn: get out] [ant: pull in]

  2. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim" [syn: draw, pull, get out, take out]

  3. draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram" [syn: extract, pull, pull up, take out, draw out]

  4. remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved" [syn: chicken out, back off, back down, bow out]

Pull Out

Pull Out is a feature documentary directed by Jyllian Gunther, released in 2004. It reflects on Gunther's past relationships and why they failed.

Usage examples of "pull out".

Let me go ahead and pull out in front of this guy to slow him down.

I pick out four of the largest oranges in the basket, while all eyes are fixed on me intently, and, for the first time, pull out a piece of money.

NATO was almost a dead letter now, in shambles after fighting had erupted between Greece and Turkey and after Germany's decision to pull out of the alliance and stand alone.

I still wanted, perverse as I am, to pull out those masochistic tendencies that she hated so much.

Margaret watched him chew hungrily, noisily, then pull out another handful from the bag and eat it greedily.

That-or information about the towers would be the only things important enough to pull out their experts.

The furrowing of her brow inspired Tev to pull out his own device.

Gently remove the pit from the glass being sure not to damage the new roots and pull out the toothpicks.

Near the end, Dani found the presence of mind to pull out her personal recorder and record the end of Springer's presentation.

Now, green peppers: you run the knife around here, then pull out the stem.

Take one, or more if need be, of these large yellow cadis: pull off his head, and with it pull out his black gut.

And you've been doing it because you fucking well believe that the first chance I have, I'm going to pull out of this twice-damned, thrice-cursed, totally-abandoned-by-God place and get my men back to my king and his war in the Baltic, which is where I belong and where I might, just might, have a chance to get a fucking promotion.

I'm not sure why, but I reach out again, and touch that face with crooked fingertips, as though I could reach right into the mind and pull out memory of what it has experienced today, as though I could make it forget.

I'm not sure why, but I reach out again, and touch that face with crooked fingertips, as though I could reach right into the mind and pull out memĀ­.