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pull back (v):
stretch back a bowstring (on an archer's bow)
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The archers were drawing their bows
pull back (v):
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
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We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him.
He backed out of his earlier promise.
The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns

Related Word: withdraw
pull back (v):
move to a rearward position; pull towards the back
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Pull back your arms!
pull back (v):
use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
Related Word: retract
pull back (v):
pull back or move away or backward
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The enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb

Related Words: recedewithdraw
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You pays your money and you takes your chances

ne çıkarsa bahtına
something that you say which means if you do something that involves risk you must accept that you cannot control the result


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