- vt. & vi. 拉; 抛; 扯; 拔 move sth especially towards oneself by using force
- vt. & vi. 拉过来,拉动; 抽出,拔 use force on (sth), especially with the hands, in order to move it towards oneself or in the direction of the force
- vt. & vi. 划(船) row boat
- vt. 赢得,招来,吸引 win, gain, or attract
- [C]拖,拉,拔 (an act of) pulling
- [S]爬,攀登 a difficult steep climb
- [S]影响力,吸引力 special influence
the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you;
"the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"
"his strenuous pulling strained his back"
the force used in pulling;
"the pull of the moon"
"the pull of the current"
special advantage or influence;
"the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
a device used for pulling something;
"he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"
a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments;
"the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"
"he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke);
"he took a puff on his pipe"
"he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
a sustained effort;
"it was a long pull but we made it"
cause to move by pulling;
"draw a wagon"
"pull a sled"
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes;
"Her good looks attract the stares of many men"
"The ad pulled in many potential customers"
"This pianist pulls huge crowds"
"The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers"
move into a certain direction;
"the car pulls to the right"
apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion;
"Pull the rope"
"Pull the handle towards you"
"pull the string gently"
"pull the trigger of the gun"
"pull your knees towards your chin"
perform an act, usually with a negative connotation;
"perpetrate a crime"
"pull a bank robbery"
bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover;
"draw a weapon"
"pull out a gun"
"The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
steer into a certain direction;
"pull one's horse to a stand"
"Pull the car over"
"I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"
"The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition"
cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense;
"A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter"
operate when rowing a boat;
"pull the oars"
rein in to keep from winning a race;
"pull a horse"
tear or be torn violently;
"The curtain ripped from top to bottom"
"pull the cooked chicken into strips"
hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing;
"pull the ball"
strip of feathers;
"pull a chicken"
"pluck the capon"
remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense;
"extract a bad tooth"
"take out a splinter"
"extract information from the telegram"
take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for;
"We all rooted for the home team"
"I'm pulling for the underdog"
"Are you siding with the defender of the title?"
"pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"
- The tractor pulls well.
- Don't pull my hair!
- Do not pull the chairs about, boys!
- They call it zugunruhe , the pull of the soul to a far-off place.
- Frog may be called even louder than cattle, but they can not pull plows in the fields, it will not pull in the wineshop grinding, they are also unable to do anything leather shoes.
- He will give me a shot and pull out my tooth.
- The football match pulled in great crowds.
- A pull on the rope will make the bell ring.
- I felt a pull at my sleeve and turned round.
- The tides depend on the pull of the moon.
- Some advertisements have no pull at all.
- Let's have a pull after dinner.
- He has a lot of pull with the managing director.
- He pulled as hard as he could.
- The horse on the left side isn't pulling.
- The tractor pulls well.
- Now, all pull together, please.
- The old man pulled the boy by the ear.
- Pull for shore.
- The boat pulled for the shore.
- Help me move the piano over here; you push and I'll pull.
- The horse was pulling a heavy cart.
- How many coaches can that locomotive pull?
- This boat pulls four oars.
- The baby was pulling its father's beard.
- The child pulled its mother by the coat.
- The seam of his coat is pulled.
- The train is pulled by a powerful engine.
- I can't pull it open.
- He pulled the drawer open, and found the news bulletin still hidden in the crack.
- Would you mind giving the bell a pull?
- He gave the tablecloth a pull, and all the dishes went flying.
- He gave a strong pull at the rope.
- I felt a pull at my sleeve and turned round.
- He took a pull at the bottle, drank from it.
- She took a long pull at her cigarette.
- It was a long pull to the top of the mountain.
- It was a hard pull to get up the hill.
- We went for a short pull on the lake.
- He couldn't resist the pull of her charm.
- pull about (v.+adv.)
把…拖来拖去; 粗暴〔笨拙〕地对待(某人或某物) take hold of (sb/sth); handle sb/sth roughly or clumsily
pull sb/sth about
Their new puppy has been pulling the toy about.
The baby doesn't like it when people start pulling him about.
- pull apart (v.+adv.)
对某人的想法、计划或工作批评得体无完肤,百般挑剔 criticize sb or find serious faults in an idea, plan, piece of work, etc.
This toy is made to pull apart.
These pieces of ice don't pull apart easily.
这些冰块不易分开。pull sb/sth apart
I helped her pull the two fighting boys apart .
The table is so made that you can easily pull it apart.
We pulled the wrapping paper apart to see what was in the parcel.
As the curtains were pulled apart, we saw the actors on the stage.
帷幕启开时,我们看到了台上的演员。pull sb/sth apart
He pulled my argument apart and made me feel very stupid.
- pull at (v.+prep.)
抽(烟斗、香烟等) draw tobacco smoke from a pipe, cigarette, etc., into one's mouth
- pull away (v.+adv.)
(尤指车辆)开始移动 start to move
The taxi had pulled away before I could signal to the driver.
As the car pulled away,the woman in the wheelchair waved and clutched the lilacs to her heart.
- pull away from (v.+adv.+prep.)
越来越领先于(某人或某物) get further ahead of sb/sth
pull away from sth
She was an extremely intelligent child, and soon pulled away from the rest of the class.
- pull back (v.+adv.)
(使)(某人,尤指一组士兵)撤出阵地 (cause sb) withdraw from a position
The platoon pulled back to safety.
- pull down (v.+adv.)
使虚弱; 拖垮 make sb feel weak and depressed
- pull in (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉节省,节省开支 pull tight one's belt; spend less money
The train pulled in exactly on time.
The express from Beijing pulled in on time.
He pulls in quite a lot as a milkman.
他卖牛奶赚了相当多的钱。pull sth ⇔ in
He pulls in a lot of overtime pay each month.
他每月挣得不少加班费。pull in sb/sth
The Beatles always pulled in enormous crowds.
The film pulled in large audience when it was shown in the city.
那部影片在该市上映期间,吸引了大批观众。pull in sb
The police have pulled in a half dozen people whom they suspect.
Two strangers loitering near the army barracks were pulled in on suspicion.
You will have to pull in if you want to escape bankruptcy.
如果你想避免破产,就必须节省开支。pull in one's belt
In those days of hardship, they managed to survive only by pulling in their belts.
- pull into (v.+prep.)
(尤指即将停下来的车辆司机将把车停下)开向路边,开进 move to or towards one side; move into
pull into sth
The lorry driver pulled into the side of the road and got out for a cup of tea.
- pull off (v.+adv.)
胜利完成,执行(某事,尤指困难的或不同寻常的任务) complete or perform sth successfully
- pull on1 (v.+adv.)
穿上; 戴上 wear in
pull sth ⇔ on
She pulled on her hat and coat.
It's so cold outside that she had to pull on her gloves.
He pulled on his heavy coat and went out.
His clothes seemed to be just pulled on to keep him covered,like a blanket to keep one warm.
- pull on2 (v.+prep.)
揭露(某人的)秘密活动 expose (sb's) secret behaviour
pull rank on sb
The captain was much hated because he was always pulling rank on his men.
那个上尉很不受欢迎,因为他老是依仗权势,对部下乱发号施令。pull the plug on sb
The press pulled the plug on the Liberal candidate, and he lost the election.
- pull oneself together
控制自己(的感情等) get control of oneself, one's feelings, etc.
- pull out (v.+adv.)
(使)离开 leave or make sb leave a place or situation where there is trouble
The driver of the car pulled out from behind the lorry.
那司机把轿车从货车后面转出。pull out of sth
When all passengers were on board, the train pulled out of the station.
所有乘客都上车后,火车开出了车站。pull out of sth
The invading troops are pulling out of the occupied area under international supervision.
The drawer won't pull out.
这抽屉拉不出来。pull sth ⇔ out
Vargas pulled out his gun.
He pulled out the pistol and aimed at the enemy officer.
She's been very depressed recently, but I'm sure she'll soon pull out of it.
The foreign firm decided to pull out because of strikes.
由于工人不断罢工,这家外国公司决定撤走。pull sth ⇔ out
We must pull our company out of the financial crisis as soon as possible.
我们必须使公司尽早摆脱财政危机的困境。pull out of sth
I don't think they are going to pull out of the deal at the last minute.
- pull over (v.+adv.)
靠向路边 drive to the side of the road
The bus pulled over and picked up some passengers.
公共汽车停靠在路边上,让一些乘客上车。pull sth ⇔ over
Pull your car over and let the visitors pass!
The policeman signalled the driver to pull over his car so that he could check his license.
When the police car came rushing down the street, all the cars pulled over to let it pass.
- pull round (v.+adv.)
(使)(某人)恢复健康; (使)脱离险境 (cause to) recover from illness, weakness, a faint
It was quite some time before the firm pulled round after the economic crisis.
那场经济危机过去好长时间之后,公司才恢复元气。pull sb ⇔ round
You need a long rest to pull you round after that operation.
The doctor's meticulous treatment soon pulled him round.
- pull through1 (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉恢复健康; 精神状况转好,情绪转好 recover (from an illness or trouble)
Her family wondered if she could pull through after the operation.
He'll soon pull through in the hospital.
他在医院会很快康复的。pull sb/sth ⇔ through
It was doctor Lin that pulled my sick child through.
He succeeded in pulling through the difficulty.
He pulled through his illness after the doctor had almost given him up.
We must pull the business through.
The new manager introduced some drastic measures to try to pull the business through.
- pull through2 (v.+prep.)
〈非正〉使健康; 使转好 make to recover; help to recover or improve
pull sb through sth
It was a miracle that they were able to pull her through the operation.
A generous loan from the bank pulled him through the business trouble.
The new manager of our company has pulled us through lots of difficulties.
- pull together (v.+adv.)
(使)齐心协力 (cause to) work in harmony; get on together
We must pull together for mutual interest.
我们必须为相互的利益而通力合作。pull sth ⇔ together
After studying the lessons drawn from previous failures, the coach pulled his team together for the forthcoming tournament.
Let's pull together for the early realization of the four modernizations.
- pull up (v.+adv.)
把…拉过〔起〕来 get sth upwards
The driver pulled up at the gate of our school.
司机把车停在我们校门口了。pull sb/sth ⇔ up
If you drive too fast, the police will pull you up.
The police pulled up the motorist and asked to see his licence.
You must learn how to pull up your horse when he is going too fast.
A schoolboy was pulled up, because he rode his bike too fast in the crowded street.
一个男学生被截住了,因为他在交通拥挤的街上骑快车。pull sb ⇔ up
Jim talked rudely to Mother and Father pulled him up.
She was pulled up by the teacher for running down the corridor.
He's pulled up from the seventh to the second place.
She's going to pull up alongside us.
她即将赶上我们了。pull sb/sth ⇔ up
You'll have to pull your English up for the interview.
If you study hard, you'll soon pull up your French.
只要你用功,你的法语水平就会很快提高的。pull sth ⇔ up
The pupils are pulling up the weeds.
学生们在拔草。pull sth ⇔ up
I pulled up a chair and sat down to read the newspaper.
Please pull up a chair and join the conversation.
- pull on
对…有吸引力 special influence for sb
- pull forcibly 强有力地拖
- pull frantically 狂乱地拉
- pull hard 用力拉
- pull heartily 亲切地拉
- pull irresistibly 不可阻挡地拖
- pull laboriously 吃力地拖
- pull rapidly 很快地拉
- pull tremulously 发抖地拉
- pull unconsciously 无意识地拖
- pull viciously 恶意地拉
- pull vigorously 用力地拖
- pull violently 猛烈地拉
- pull about 把…拖来拖去
- pull apart 拉开
- pull around (病后)恢复
- pull aside 拉开
- pull away 拉开
- pull away from 把某物从…拉开
- pull back foot 把脚缩回
- pull down a tree 拉倒一棵树
- pull in 向里拉
- pull in with 跟…一致行动
- pull off 驶离
- pull off coat 脱下上衣
- pull on coat 穿上上衣
- pull out 拉开,驶出
- pull out a tooth 拔出一颗牙
- pull over 把车(船)开过来
- pull round 使转向
- pull through (使)渡过难关,(使)恢复健康
- pull together 同心协力
- pull oneself together 振作起来
- pull under 把…卷到水底下
- pull up car 停汽车
- pull up to 追上,赶上
- pull up with 追上,赶上
- pull at handle 使劲拉着把手
- pull at wire 拉钢索
- pull sb by hand 拉某人的手
- pull for 努力达到,为…鼓劲
- pull for football team 为足球队打气
- pull for goal 努力达到目标
- pull in〔into〕 station (火车)开进站台
- pull into 驶入
- pull into ball (身体)蜷缩成一团
- pull off road 驶离马路
- pull on 用力拉…
- pull on rope 拉绳子
- pull out of 把…从…拉出来,驶出
- pull out of dive 潜水时从水中浮起
- pull to 向…划去
- certain pull 一定的拉力
- dead pull 用尽力气的一拳〔一拉〕
- dreadful pull 精疲力竭
- effective pull 有效拉力
- energetic pull 有干劲的奋斗
- hard pull 艰难的拉
- long pull 长久的拉
- magnetic pull 磁力
- necessary pull 必要的吸吮
- plastic pull 塑料把手
- political pull 政治影响
- steady pull 恒定拉力
- strong pull 用力的拉动
- vigorous pull 有力的拉动
- pull box 引〔分〕线盒
- pull effect 牵引效率
- pull grader 拖式平地机
- pull socket 插头,抽拉插座,拉线灯口
- pull switch 拉线开关〔电门〕
- pull test 拉伸〔力〕试验
- pull wire 拉〔牵引〕线
With a..strong pull, round goes the wheel.出自： J. Gilmour
He..was pulling on his stockings.出自： D. H. Lawrence
He pulled his hat down a little more over his eyes.出自： J. Steinbeck
I can remember..pulling a wooden engine along the sands.出自： Day Lewis
He was so large that it took two slaves to pull him out.出自： G. Vidal
He grabbed my wrist and pulled me round to face him.出自： P. Mortimer
He was roused from..bed by Ellie pulling his hair.出自： R. Hill
Eugene gently pulled the Spaniard's arm, and pointed to the cliffs.出自： E. Welty
- pull还可表示“影响力,吸引力”,但有时也可加不定冠词。常与介词with, of搭配。
- pull, pull at
- pull指拖了一大把东西; pull at指握住物体的一部分拉拉看。例如:
- One man pulled the jinrikisha, and the other pulled at the rope.一个人拉人力车,另一个人拉缆绳。
- pull oneself together, pull together
- 这两个短语的区别是:前者的意思是“控制感情”“振作精神”; 后者的意思是“齐心协力”。
- pull, hale, tow, tug
- pull最通俗最常用,指向上下左右任何一个方向拖或拉; hale指强拉或强拖某人,强调不顾及对方的反抗或不愿意; tow专指用绳子或链子等拖或拉本身没有动力或无法使用自身动力的东西; tug常指一阵阵地用力拖。例如:
- He was haled into court.他被拖进法庭。
- If you park your car here the police may tow it away.你要是把汽车停在这里,警察会把它拖走。
- We tugged so hard that the rope broke.我们一用力把绳子给拉断了。
- pull, drag, draw
- 首先, draw和pull都指拉向动作者,而drag则指拖向另一地; 其次, drag所拖之物一般较重, pull多为一时突然的动作,而draw则显得从容。例如:
- He drew me to himself.
- He dragged the piano to the corner of the room.
- He pulled the door open and rushed out.
- Don't pull the cat's tail.
- Don't pull the cat by the tail.
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的pullian，意为猛拉，拉出。