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Related to pulling the strings: not a chance, gunning for, along the lines, without a hitch, take a back seat

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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Former West Brom playmaker Borja Valero is pulling the strings and the hosts should come good.
And unless Democrats can demonstrate that the Bush campaign is truly pulling the strings of the anti-Kerry Swift Boat Veterans for Truth - which would be a violation of federal law - they should drop the unseemly allegations that it is.
Gibson was pulling the strings in midfield and it was no surprise when following yet another super save from keeper Smith, he netted a beauty.
Alan Curbishley's men arrived full of confidence and, with John Barnes pulling the strings early on, looked capable of upsetting the form book.
People see the agent as lurking in the shadows pulling the strings of his client like a puppet.
The Tigers, with scrum-half Brent Sherwin pulling the strings, scored five tries at Wigan and look likely to add to that tally.
Pulling the strings is Dale's soulless lawyer Frank (Robert Taylor) who is also getting it on with Dale's wife (a blond and quite tarty Rachel Griffiths).
The the goal stung the Dutch into immediate action, with Nigerian newcomer Sunday Oliseh impressively pulling the strings in midfield.
The Blackburn playmaker arrived at Brisbane Road this week - and the 18-year-old loan star was quickly pulling the strings on a heavy pitch that tormented both sides.
With Gordon Ross pulling the strings at fly-half, the Tykes controlled field position and waited for the errors to come, while Irish showed a real lack of ambition in attack.
Oh, sure, there's an utterly despicable government officer who's pulling the strings that are helping to split Preston (David Rose) and Madeleine asunder, but the real villain of this piece is a society so fueled by hate and distrust that it can permit and authorize wholesale ethnic cleansing.
He declared: "It is quite obvious that Peter Mandelson is the real unelected Prime Minister, pulling the strings from Number 10.

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