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    What does it mean the verb "to haul oneself" which is used for example in the following sentence? The opponents were threatening to haul themselves back into the match. Thank you

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    Default Re: To haul oneself

    To haul = pull
    Therefore, it means that they were threatening to make the considerable effort required to get back in the game, rather than trail a long way behind.

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