To accomplish something; succeed; make it: pull it off and keep the patients coming back for more (1887+)
[poo l-muh n] /ˈpʊl mən/ Trademark. 1. plural Pullmans. a railroad sleeping car or parlor car. noun, plural Pullmans for 2. 2. (often lowercase). Also called Pullman case. a large suitcase. 3. George Mortimer, 1831–97, U.S. inventor and railroad car designer. [poo l-muh n] /ˈpʊl mən/ noun 1. a city in SE Washington. /ˈpʊlmən/ noun […]
noun 1. a kitchenette, often recessed into a wall and concealed by double doors or a screen.
- Pull media
messaging A model of media distribution were the bits of content have to be requested by the user, e.g. normal use of HTTP on the World-Wide Web. Opposite: “push media”. (1997-04-10)
- Pull no punches
Behave unrestrainedly, hold nothing back, as in The doctor pulled no punches but told us the whole truth. This expression comes from boxing, where to pull one’s punches means “to hit less hard than one can.” This idiom, too, has been applied more generally, as in They decided to pull their punches during these delicate […]