Play a trick, deceive someone, as in We thought he was trying to pull something when he claimed he had never picked up our tickets. It is often put as pull something on someone, as in I knew he was pulling something on me when he told me the wrong date. Also see pull a fast one.
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Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
Citizens, perhaps, need to feel like they can communicate something to science.
Why would “they” want to crush him just for attempting to buy something twenty years ago?
But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.
It is a spy series at its core, but you guys never really pull from the headlines.
He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.Children's Ways|James Sully
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.