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"
Pulling is a BBC comedy series, produced by Silver River Productions and broadcast on BBC Three, about three single female friends who live in Penge, south-east London. It was co-written by Sharon Horgan and Dennis Kelly and stars Sharon Horgan as Donna, Tanya Franks as Karen, Rebekah Staton as Louise and Cavan Clerkin as Karl. Pulling was the last comedy show developed by Harry Thompson before his death. The first series of six episodes was first shown in 2006 on BBC Three, then repeated on BBC Two in early 2008. A second six-episode series of Pulling aired on BBC Three from 23 March to 27 April 2008 and a final one-hour episode aired on BBC Three on 17 May 2009. In Australia, series one and two was first aired back-to-back on ABC2 each Thursday at 10pm from 5 March 2009 although the final one-hour episode is yet to be screened by the network. Repeats have been screening on rotation through UKTV. In 2007, the series was BAFTA nominated for Best Situation Comedy while Horgan won a British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Actress in 2008. In the same year, it was announced that Pulling had been cancelled by BBC Three.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pulling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4054
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pulling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2511
The numerical value of pulling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of pulling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's about pulling us together, not pulling us apart.
A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on.
Half the failures of this world arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
There are two ways of exerting one's strength one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his.
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