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for pronunciación ,
1 intended to be given or sent to someone This is for you .
2 towards heading for home .
3 throughout (a time or distance) was writing for half an hour .
4 in order to have, get, etc meet for a chat fight for freedom .
5 at a cost of something said he'd do it for £100 .
6 as reward, payment or penalty appropriate to something got seven months for stealing charge for one's work .
7 with a view to something train for the race .
8 representing; on behalf of someone the MP for Greenfield speaking for myself .
9 to the benefit of someone or something What can I do for you?
10 in favour of for or against the proposal .
11 having as a goal or intention I'm for bed .
12 because of something couldn't see for tears .
13 on account of something famous for its confectionery .
14 suitable to the needs of something books for children .
15 having as function or purpose scissors for cutting hair .
16 on the occasion of something got it for my birthday .
17 meaning The German word for -help- is -helfen- .
18 in place of; in exchange with something replacements for the breakages translated word for word .
19 in proportion to something one woman for every five men .
20 up to someone It's for him to decide .
21 as being took you for someone else know for a fact .
22 with regard to something can't beat that for quality .
23 considering what one would expect serious for his age warm for winter .
24 about; aimed at proposals for peace a desire for revenge .
25 in spite of something quite nice for all his faults .
26 available to be disposed of or dealt with by not for sale .
27 with reference to time:
a at or on an appointment for 12 noon on Friday ;
b so as to be starting by 7.30 for 8.00 ;
c throughout (a time) in jail for 15 years .
conjunction , archaic because; as He left, for it was late .
as for as far as concerns.
be for it or be in for it colloq to be liable to receive a punishment, etc We'll be for it if she finds out .
if it hadn't been for someone or something had they not intervened or had it not happened.
O for if only I had O for a pot of gold!

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verb (pulled , pulling )
1 tr & intr to grip something or someone strongly and draw or force it or them towards oneself; to tug or drag.
2 (also pull something out or up) to remove or extract (a cork, tooth, weeds, etc) with this action.
3 to operate (a trigger, lever or switch) with this action.
4 to draw (a trailer, etc).
5 to open or close (curtains or a blind).
6 (often pull something on someone) to produce (a weapon) as a threat to them.
7 a tr & intr to row;
b intr (often pull away, off, etc ) said of a boat: to be rowed or made to move in a particular direction.
8 to draw (beer, etc) from a cask by operating a lever.
9 intr
a said of a driver or vehicle: to steer or move (in a specified direction) pulled right ;
b said of a vehicle or its steering: to go or direct (towards a specified direction), usually because of some defect.
10 sport in golf, football, etc: to strike (a ball) incorrectly, causing it to veer away from its intended course.
11 cricket to hit (a short-pitched ball) in front of the wicket on the leg side.
12 to execute strokes with (an oar) in rowing.
13 intr said of an engine or vehicle: to produce the required propelling power.
14 (usu pull at or on something) to inhale and exhale smoke from (a cigarette, etc); to draw or suck at it.
15 to attract (a crowd, votes, etc).
16 to strain (a muscle or tendon).
17 printing to print (a proof).
18 tr & intr , slang to pick up (a sexual partner).
1 an act of pulling.
2 attraction; attracting force.
3 useful influence has some pull with the education department .
4 a drag at a pipe; a swallow of liquor, etc.
5 a tab, etc for pulling.
6 a stroke made with an oar.
7 printing a proof.
8 slang a sexual partner, especially a casual one.
[Anglo-Saxon pullian to pluck, draw or pull]
pull a fast one to trick or cheat someone.
pull something apart or to pieces
1 to rip or tear it; to reduce it to pieces.
2 to criticize it severely.
pull one's punches to be deliberately less hard-hitting than one might be.
pull the other one a dismissive expression used by the speaker to indicate that they are not being fooled by what has just been said.
pull someone up short
1 to check someone, often oneself.
2 to take them aback. Other idioms containing -pull- can be found under one of the other significant words, eg pull someone's leg is under leg.
pull ahead of or away from someone or something
1 to get in front of them or it; to gain a lead over them or it.
2 to leave them or it behind.
pull something back to withdraw it or make it withdraw or retreat.
pull something down to demolish (a building, etc).
pull in
1 said of a train: to arrive and halt at a station.
2 said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of the road.
pull someone in colloq to arrest them.
pull something in slang to make (money), especially a large amount.
pull something off colloq to arrange or accomplish it successfully pull off a deal .
pull something on to put on (an item of clothing) hastily.
pull out
1 to withdraw from combat, or from a competition, project, etc. See also pull-out.
2 intr said of a driver or vehicle: to move away from the kerb or into the centre of the road to overtake.
pull over said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of or off the road and stop.
pull round or through to recover from an illness.
pull together to work together towards a common aim; to co-operate.
pull up said of a driver, vehicle or horse: to stop.
pull someone up to criticize them or tell them off.
pull up on or with someone or something to catch up with or draw level with them or it.
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