What does pulling mean?

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pulling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pull, pulling(noun)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pulling

    of Pull

Freebase

  1. Pulling

    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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pulling

    The act of rowing with oars; as, "Pull the starboard oars," "Pull together."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pulling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4054

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pulling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2511

How to pronounce pulling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say pulling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pulling in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Jett:

    What did the best the last three days, meaning financials, energy and biotech, are pulling back the most today, so that certainly makes sense, and it just looks like profit-taking today.

  2. Serena Williams:

    I think a lot of people in America and outside of America are kind of frustrated and concerned and really scared, i really think it just boils down to people as a nation pulling together. And it's not just me. And it's not just me speaking out. There's a lot of people that are speaking out. It's a whole nation that's coming together. And we're just asking the same question, 'Why?'.

  3. Jordan Spieth:

    So you get reminded of it all the time, because when you're Masters champion, it's a different legacy, and so that definitely left me hungry. And then also, having a chance to win the last couple of week and not pulling it off.

  4. The Guardian:

    It’s easier to give a child an iPad than encouraging them to do muscle-building play such as building blocks, cutting and sticking, or pulling toys and ropes, she noted. Because of this, they’re not developing the underlying foundation skills they need to grip and hold a pencil.

  5. Dave Arnold:

    There’s still so much room in exploring new techniques in cocktails, classic cocktails made with standard mixers and the standard back bar are delicious. You don’t need to stray from that. But once you want to get into things you can’t make with classic techniques, that’s when you need to start pulling in newer techniques. This isn’t just for people interested in buying expensive equipment. It’s something that can work in any bar.

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