Examples of pull in in a Sentence
a company that cannot manage to pull in costs will not be in business for very long
he was pulled in after a random traffic stop turned up drugs in his car
Recent Examples of pull in from the Web
But that situation has been turned on its head in recent decades as opera companies look to the worlds of dance, theater, film and visual art for fresh ideas that might invigorate a centuries-old art form and pull in new audiences.
The amount, which totals $1.2 million annually, is slightly less than the base salary made by Tom Jurich, who pulled in $1.3 million last year before he was terminated by the university's board of trustees last week.
After 9/11, alternative capital, including cat bonds, and smaller Bermudian startups became increasingly efficient at pulling in fresh money after disasters.
As part of its bankruptcy plan, the company will continue to operate most of its stores through the holiday season, when the company has traditionally pulled in the most revenue.
At the same time, the share of students whose families pull in six-figures has grown by about 7 percentage points, to nearly 40 percent in the class of 2013.
Getting that third season is a rare case of a show being rewarded simply for being well made rather than pulling in ratings or tapping the Twitter-trend zeitgeist.
Enck, the former EPA administrator who also oversaw the cleanup after Superstorm Sandy in New York and New Jersey, said her successors should pull in staff from all over the country to address Puerto Rico's problems.
Is Getting More Serious—Thanks to These Two Women While fluffier shows flounder, Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King are helping CBS This Morning pull in bigger numbers than ever before.
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pull in Synonyms
Synonymsbridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, govern, hold, inhibit, keep, measure, control, regulate, rein (in), restrain, rule, tame
Related Wordsbottle (up), choke (back), hold back, mince, muffle, pocket, repress, sink, smother, squelch, stifle, strangle, suppress, swallow; arrest, interrupt, stop; block, hamper, handcuff, hinder, impede, obstruct; gag, muzzle, silence
Near Antonymsliberate, loose, loosen, unleash; air, express, take out, vent
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