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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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On January 5th, Sinclair pulled the plug on the Fox affiliate in Des Moines and the CBS affiliate in Cedar Rapids.
City officials say they pulled the plug on the potential transfer after Kaka's dad and chief adviser, Bosco Liete, demanded to know how much he would be paid or the deal was off.
The DWP, which issues nearly $1 billion in contracts annually for everything from janitorial supplies to legal advice, reverted to a manual system of bidding after OFS, The Business Doctors pulled the plug on a computerized bidding system last month.
30pm) AFTER throwing pounds 1bn into their digital service, Carlton and Granada pulled the plug.
And the previous day, BBC Grandstand pulled the plug on the Glasgow Caley Reds v Leicester rugby match.
City officials say they pulled the plug on the potential transfer after Kaka's father and chief adviser, Bosco Leite, demanded to know how much he would be paid or the deal was off.
The company, OFS, The Business Doctors, pulled the plug Friday on the DWP's e-procurement system - touted as a model for streamlining the billions of dollars in contracts city agencies dole out each year.
he disclosed AFS Racing pulled the plug for the 2005 series while he was preparing for this weekend's race at Homestead-Miami.
ITV1 has pulled the plug on a new series from the makers of Wife Swap.
According to news reports, Multicultural Radio Broadcasting, which owns KBLA in Santa Monica and the Chicago affiliate and brokers air time to the new network, pulled the plug after Air America allegedly bounced a check for $1 million.

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