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Related to pull punches: cut some slack, rolls with the punches

pull

1. a period of rowing
2. a single stroke of an oar in rowing
3. the act of pulling the ball in golf, cricket, etc.
4. the act of checking or reining in a horse

What does it mean when you dream about pulling?

Pulling in a dream can be a direct reflection of exerting effort in one’s waking life. If we dream about being pulled, it represents our sense of being influenced, of being “pulled” in a certain direction. The dream might also be drawing on a idiomatic sense of pull, as in “pulling strings,” to “have pull,” to “pull something off,” to “pull together,” or to “pull rank.”

pull

A handle for opening a door, window, drawer, etc.

pull

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SPIKE Lee has a reputation for making feisty indie films that don't pull punches when dealing with racism in America.
She believes children need guidance from adults and, despite the darker subjects of some of her books, readily admits to having to pull punches in her stories to protect her readers from the darker sides of life"The mass murder in The House of the Scorpion was a time when I pulled back.
I have two hats to wear and I have to wear both of them at the same time and independently of each other, but I try not to pull punches and I try not to be a homer.
But Brown was in no mood to pull punches and declared: "Against Estonia we were poor in terms of our overall performance.