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Synonyms for pull away

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  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back(verb)

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, draw back, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove

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  1. Chief Executive Ian Lowitt:

    As banks and other financial players pull away, talent is coming onto the market. That puts us in a position that we can hire some people that previously probably wouldn't have come to firms like ours.

  2. Jamaica Lambie:

    We were getting people out of cars. It had a net positive, now it has this huge net negative. It's not right to see bikeshare and micromobility as something a tech company can come in and dump on a city and pull away.

  3. Nigel Dodds:

    We have said that were the backstop to become operational, Northern Ireland would sit in a separate legal position from the rest of the United Kingdom in economic and trade terms, in those circumstances there is the strong possibility that we could have a long-term outcome whereby Northern Ireland would inevitably pull away from its biggest trading market in Great Britain as there would be new internal barriers within the United Kingdom.

  4. Drake Ross:

    I kind of likened it to a hangnail, you know, you’ve got this piece hanging there, and if it gets caught in the knee joint, it’s going to hurt real bad. It could lock up or it could pull away at the good tissue.

  5. Geoffrey Kamworor:

    From the start of the race, I was feeling okay, i was comfortable. I prepared very well to run New York City Marathon. Throughout the last few meters, the pace was somewhat high, and it wasn't a problem for me. That's when I decided to pull away.

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Translations for pull away

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  • ابتعدArabic
  • оторваться, отдаляться, отрываться, отдалитьсяRussian

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