Expresiones con verbos claves - Verbo "to pull"
Idioms with key verbs - Verb "to pull"
|to pull a fast one
||hacer una jugarreta
|to pull a face
||hacer una mueca
|to pull (a few) strings
||mover (algunos) hilos
|to pull a rabbit out of the hat
||sacar algo de la galera
|to pull no punches
||no andarse con chiquitas
|to pull one's socks up
||ponerse las pilas
- The guy told me this was genuine leather but he pulled a fast one on me! It's imitation!
- The baby sucked on half a lemon and pulled faces.
- My dad pulled a few strings and got me a job at Microsoft.
- We thought there was nothing else we could do but Tom pulled a rabbit out of the hat.
- Dave pulls no punches when he writes a complaint letter.
- You'll have to pull your socks up if you want to improve your grades.
|to pull one's weight
||poner de su parte
|to pull oneself up by the bootstraps
||salir adelante sin ayuda de nadie
|to pull someone's leg
||tomarle el pelo a alguien
|to pull the plug on something
|to pull the rug from under someone
||fastidiarle los planes a alguien
|to pull up stakes
|to pull the wool over someone's eyes
||engañar a alguien
- What? I do pull my weight! I work as hard as anybody else around here!
- Al never had anyone, no family, he pulled himself up by the bootstraps.
- Come on! Seriously? Joe can't be 40. You're pulling my leg!
- The boss pulled the plug on the project because it wasn't profitable.
- They've taken away my scholarship and they've pulled the rug from under my feet!
- After living in the city for five years, we pulled up stakes and moved to the countryside.
- Adam said he would pay our bills if we gave him the money. He was pulling the wool over our eyes!