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Pull

Used in the context of general equities. See: Cancel.
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But her father pulled strings and now she is the one behind bars while the relatives of her potential husband have been threatened, beaten and three of them were also taken to jail for no crime other than being related to the man who dared to challenge social norms.
She didn't buy the dress off the peg, she pulled strings to get her hands on one after it had sold out.
But the powers that be have pulled strings with her latest release to ensure the X-Factor winner is not accused of being a pop puppet.
Others will claim that Charlie Haughey pulled strings so that their father could get a vital operation or that their family received a council house.
Now residents in Bothlyn Avenue, Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow, claim Superintendent Campbell Weir, 52, pulled strings to get Bridgeway Road shut.

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