What does pulling mean?

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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. P. J. O'Rourke:

    When it comes to taking chances, some people like to play poker or shoot dice; other people prefer to parachute jump, go rhino hunting, or climb ice floes, while still others engage in crime or marriage. But I like to get drunk and drive like a fool. Name me, if you can, a better feeling than the one you get when you're half a bottle of Chivas in the bag with a gram of coke up your nose, and a teen-age lovely pulling off her tube top in the next seat over while you're going a hundred miles an hour down a suburban sidestreet. You'd have to watch the entire Mexican air force crash-land in a liquid petroleum gas storage facility to match this kind of thrill. If you ever have much more fun than that, you'll die of pure sensory overload, I'm here to tell you.

  2. John Thurman:

    I would take the Metro down and we would stop at the Pentagon station, there'd just be this feeling of dread even pulling through the station. The first time I was back in the building, I could still smell that kerosene smell, which was unnerving.

  3. Martin King:

    We're still pulling too much supply out of the field.

  4. Ahmed Hussen:

    They're interdicting people at airports, pulling people from flights, not just in Nigeria but even as they land in the United States, and that work is jointly being done by Canada.

  5. Becca Stevens:

    The idea is that when people have been ... pulling up the welcome mats for refugees, we are laying down the welcome mat for them.

Images & Illustrations of pulling

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