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pull oneself together to calm down or stop crying. [2 definitions]
pull oneself up by one's own bootstraps to succeed by one's own efforts.
pull one's punches to choose to attack with less force or effect than is possible.
pull one's weight to do one's share of work.
pullout the act or process of withdrawing or pulling out, esp. the orderly, planned withdrawal of military troops. [3 definitions]
pull out to stop participation in a situation or obligation. [2 definitions]
pullover a piece of clothing, esp. a sweater, that must be put on by drawing it over the head. [2 definitions]
pull over to drive to the side of the road and stop. [2 definitions]
pull strings to use one's influence to achieve something desired.
pull the wool over someone's eyes (informal) to deceive or hoodwink someone.
pull through to survive a particular crisis or difficulty.
pullulate to begin to grow or sprout out; germinate; bud. [3 definitions]
pull-up an exercise to strengthen the arms in which one hangs by the hands from an overhead bar and gradually pulls the body up until the chin is even with the bar. [2 definitions]
pull up of a vehicle, to come to a stop as directed by the driver. [6 definitions]
pull up stakes to move to another location and give up one's home, job, and the like.
pulmonary of, pertaining to, or affecting the lungs. [2 definitions]
pulp the soft, juicy part of a fruit. [8 definitions]
pulpit the raised platform or lectern at which a member of the clergy stands to address the congregation. [3 definitions]
pulpwood soft timber, such as spruce or pine, that is used to make pulp for paper.
pulpy of or like pulp; soft or mushy.
pulque a milky, fermented drink made in Mexico from the juice of certain agaves.