英 [pʊl] 美 [ pʊl]
及物/不及物动词 拉; 扯; 拉过来; 划(船)
及物动词 赢得; 吸引异性; 取消; (耍手腕)得逞
名词 拖; 爬; 影响力
1. The drawer won't pull out.
2. The game pulled the largest crowd.
3. She pulled his sleeve to get his attention.
1. The Party and the government will by all means help you pull through the plight.
2. It has been rocked with corruption scandals this season and has seen its top clubs call for a reform and threaten to pull out.
3. He also denied reports that China had pressured Cambodia to pull the issue off the agenda of the bloc's summit this week in Phnom Penh.
4. For a small fee, you can rent the goat to pull you around the ice on a sled.
5. You can just pull up your car and make a sweet stop, sipping a coconut ice drink from ubiquitous street vendors.
6. More than 10 salvage ships were trying to lift the collapsed part of the bridge and pull the damaged cargo ship out.
7. The carpenter got a plank of wood and used it as a skateboard to get to the children and pull them to safety.
8. Some believe that certain hotels cannot pull through this catastrophe, but GM Sasaki holds an optimistic attitude and believes that most would survive.
When a driver or vehicle pulls to a stop or a halt, the vehicle stops.
e.g. He pulled to a stop behind a pickup truck...
e.g. The train pulled to a halt at the platform.
In a race or contest, if you pull ahead of or pull away from an opponent, you gradually increase the amount by which you are ahead of them.
e.g. He pulled away, extending his lead to 15 seconds...
e.g. The six states he won in 1988 are the same states in which he has yet to pull ahead of his opponent.
If you pull something apart, you break or divide it into small pieces, often in order to put them back together again in a different way.
e.g. If I wanted to improve the car significantly I would have to pull it apart and start again.
If someone pulls a gun or a knife on someone else, they take out a gun or knife and threaten the other person with it.
e.g. They had a fight. One of them pulled a gun on the other...
e.g. I pulled a knife and threatened her.
To pull crowds, viewers, or voters means to attract them.
e.g. The organisers have to employ performers to pull a crowd.