pull out of something


pull out of something
pull out (of (something)) to stop being involved in something.

She's considering a run for governor if Mr. Lamb pulls out of the race.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • pull out of something — ˌpull ˈout (of sth) derived 1. (of a train) to leave a station 2. to move away from sth or stop being involved in it Syn: ↑withdraw • The project became so expensive that we had to pull out …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull out of — pull out (of (something)) to stop being involved in something. She s considering a run for governor if Mr. Lamb pulls out of the race …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull out — (of (something)) to stop being involved in something. She s considering a run for governor if Mr. Lamb pulls out of the race …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull something out (of something) — ˌpull sb/sth ˈout (of sth) derived to make sb/sth move away from sth or stop being involved in it Syn: ↑withdraw • They are pulling their troops out of the war zone. related noun ↑pull out Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull somebody out (of something) — ˌpull sb/sth ˈout (of sth) derived to make sb/sth move away from sth or stop being involved in it Syn: ↑withdraw • They are pulling their troops out of the war zone. related noun ↑pull out Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull out of the fire — (USA) If you pull something out of the fire, you save or rescue it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pull out all the stops — ► pull out all the stops make a very great effort to achieve something. [ORIGIN: with reference to the stops of an organ.] Main Entry: ↑stop …   English terms dictionary

  • pull out — verb 1. move out or away (Freq. 4) The troops pulled out after the cease fire • Syn: ↑get out • Ant: ↑pull in • Derivationally related forms: ↑pullout …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull out all the stops — verb use all resources available The organizers pulled out all the stops for the centennial meeting • Hypernyms: ↑use, ↑utilize, ↑utilise, ↑apply, ↑employ • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull out all the stops —    If you pull out all the stops, you do everything you possibly can to achieve the result you want.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you pull out all the stops, you do everything you can to make something successful.     We ll have to… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions