pull back

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  • He rose to his feet only to be pulled back by his wife. Cited from Across the Years, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • She pulled back from him, looking into his face with wide-opened eyes. Cited from The Pit, by Frank Norris
  • They could hear the board being pulled back into place behind them. Cited from Tom Swift & his Air Glider, by Victor Appleton
  • They directly pulled back, and we lost sight of them almost immediately. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He pulled back the door which had been closed behind them and re- entered the boat. Cited from The Blind Spot, by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint
  • He turned-the boat and pulled back along the centre of the lake in silence. Cited from At Love's Cost, by Charles Garvice
  • She pulled back from him with the child in her arms. Cited from The Leatherwood God, by William Dean Howells
  • He is quickly pulled back to reality before he can learn more.
  • He next pulled back to the ship, and reached her just as darkness came on. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • And taking hold of the top of the bar, he pulled back with all his force. Cited from The Adventures of Captain Horn, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • Italian troops were pulled back to about twelve miles from the Greek border.
  • The weight is then pulled back up to the starting position.
  • He pulled back the stick -- he could go on no further by himself. Cited from The Great Stone of Sardis, by Frank R. Stockton
  • At this point, the Japanese gave up further attacks and both sides pulled back.
  • By means of these the boat was pulled back and forth. Cited from The Romance of the Colorado River, F. Dellenbaugh
  • Similar to the cover for the previous album, but pulled back.
  • The commander ordered his men not to fire and pulled back.
  • He goes about showing how this might work but seems to pull back from it.
  • He turned his boat and pulled back in time to help his master ashore. Cited from The Astonishing History of Troy Town, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The boat pulled back to the ship, while we ran as hard as we could towards the wood. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
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