What Does Pull Out Mean?


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Pull out is a compound word meaning "to depart or take leave." An act of withdrawing or retracting is also known as "pulling out." Simply said, pulling out is as good as quitting.
Let us look at some of the sentences which convey the meaning of pull out in different connotations:
1. Following the stock market crash, many of the investors wisely pulled out their investments from the market. ("pulled out" here means "withdrew")
2. The cab pulled out at 8pm. ("pulled out" here means "departed.")
3. Why don't you pull out water from that bucket? ("pulled out" here means "to draw out or extract.")
4. I tried to pull out some incidents from my repertoire of experiences in life(("pulled out" here means "remove in an abstract sense")

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