past tense of pull

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1 to cause to follow by applying steady force on
  • a team of horses pulling a heavy wagon

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2 to draw out by force or with effort
  • the dentist had to struggle to pull the tooth

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3 to injure by overuse, misuse, or pressure
  • lift the crate carefully, or you'll pull a muscle

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The first known use of pulled was in 1737

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“Pulled.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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