pull off

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  • Info A pull-off is a stringed instrument technique performed by plucking a string by "pulling" the string off the fingerboard with one of the fingers being used to fret the note.
  • He pulled off some good things, so he said, so they sent him out here. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • But it was later pulled off the air due to public pressure.
  • You didn't understand how you could pull off your deal so easily. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • She pulled off her hat as she settled herself in the car. Cited from Ralestone Luck, by Andre Norton
  • They are also not pulled off the course and are allowed to cross the finish line.
  • The day after it was pulled off, I heard of it for the first time. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • We at once pulled off from the side of the flag-ship. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • They were hard to pull off, he said, and it would take a long time. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • If he says it's all right we'll pull off the party. Cited from The Valley of the Giants, by Peter B. Kyne
  • It was pulled off two more times in the game.
  • I didn't think they'd try to pull off anything like this. Cited from The Boss of the Lazy Y, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Then he slowly pulled off its wings, one by one, because they were so pretty. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • There is room for five or six cars to pull off the highway.
  • After only a short drive, they pull off at a gas stop.
  • If so, we might, had we pulled off at once, very probably have got on board her. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Also that if he pulled off a success he would have "more glory." Cited from Joy in the Morning, by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
  • It very difficult to pull off a close attack from behind.
  • The game was pulled off the market as a result.
  • The movie ran for one week and was pulled off.
  • A man came up the avenue and pulled off his hat as he approached me. Cited from The Late Miss Hollingford, by Rosa Mulholland
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