Фразеологизмы со словом pull
pull the rug out from under
To withdraw support unexpectedly from; to spoil the plans of.
Bill thought he would be elected, but his friends pulled the rug out from under him and voted for Vin.
We were planning a vacation, but the baby's illness pulled the rug out from under us.
pull the wool over one's eyes
To fool someone into thinking well of you; deceive.
The businessman had pulled the wool over his partner's eyes about their financial position.
Bob tried to pull the wool over his teacher's eyes, but she was too smart for him.
To help through; bring safely through a difficulty or sudden trouble; save.
A generous loan showed the bank's faith in Father and pulled him through the business trouble.
To recover from an illness or misfortune; conquer a disaster; escape death or failure.
By a near-miracle, he pulled through after the smashup.
To join your efforts with those of others; work on a task together; cooperate.
Many men must pull together if a large business is to succeed.
Tim was a good football captain because he always got his teammates to pull together.
To gather, to collect (information).
The reporter pulled together information from several sources in preparing the newspaper article.
To gain control of one’s emotions.
Mr. Simpson was so frightened when he heard footsteps behind him on the lonely, dark street that it took several minutes to pull himself together.
pull up one's socks
To try to do better, either in terms of one's behavior or at a task one is performing.
Пытаться действовать лучше, более подходящим образом (в отношении поведения или при выполнении заданий).
I'll have to pull up my socks if I am going to finish my work today.
If you want to get this promotion you have to pull your socks up.
Если ты хочешь получить это продвижение, тебе следует поднапрячься.
pull up short
To suddenly stop.
He pulled up short in his red car at the corner when he saw a pregnant lady crossing.
When Mark saw that he was hurting Jill's feelings, he pulled up short and started to talk about something entirely different.
pull up stakes
To leave the place where you have been living.
We are going to pull up stakes and move to California.
The Jones family pulled up stakes three times in two years.
To check the forward motion of; halt; stop.
He pulled up his horse at the gate.
To tell (someone) to stop doing something; say (someone) is doing wrong and must stop; scold.
Jim talked rudely to Mother, and Father pulled him up.
Ann said in her report that America was discovered in 1634, and the teacher pulled her up.
To stop moving forward; halt.
The car slowed down and pulled up at the curb.
To come even with; move up beside.
The other boat pulled up alongside us.