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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
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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.”

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pull

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