ˌpull (sb) ˈthrough

ˌpull (sb) ˈthrough
phrasal verb
to succeed in a very difficult situation, or to help someone to do this
It was a difficult year financially, but we pulled through.[/ex]

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  • pull someone through (something) — pull (someone/something) through (something) to help someone or something through a difficult experience. She said her religious faith pulled her through this illness …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull something through (something) — pull (someone/something) through (something) to help someone or something through a difficult experience. She said her religious faith pulled her through this illness …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull somebody through — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull somebody through something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull — pull1 W1S1 [pul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move something towards you)¦ 2¦(remove)¦ 3¦(make something follow you)¦ 4¦(take something out)¦ 5¦(clothing)¦ 6¦(move your body)¦ 7¦(muscle)¦ 8 pull strings 9 pull the/somebody s strings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pull — 1 /pUl/ verb 1 MOVE STH TOWARDS YOU (I, T) to use your hands to make something move towards you or in the direction that you are moving: Help me move the piano; you push and I ll pull. | pull sth: I pulled the handle and it just snapped off! |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pull — pull1 [ pul ] verb *** ▸ 1 move someone/something toward you ▸ 2 remove something attached ▸ 3 move body with force ▸ 4 injure muscle ▸ 5 take gun/knife out ▸ 6 move window cover ▸ 7 make someone want to do something ▸ 8 get votes ▸ 9 suck smoke… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pull*/*/*/ — [pʊl] verb I 1) [I/T] to move someone or something towards you using your hands Ant: push The little girl pulled gently at my sleeve.[/ex] I climbed into bed and pulled the duvet over my head.[/ex] A lifeguard had to pull her out of the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pull — ► VERB 1) exert force on (something) so as to move it towards oneself or the origin of the force. 2) remove by pulling. 3) informal bring out (a weapon) for use. 4) move steadily: the bus pulled away. 5) move oneself with effort or against… …   English terms dictionary

  • Pull-up resistor — Pull up resistors are used in electronic logic circuits to ensure that inputs to logic systems settle at expected logic levels if external devices are disconnected. Pull up resistors may also be used at the interface between two different types… …   Wikipedia

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