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    Question doubt

    I was checking the meaning of pull out and it says that it can be used in an abstract sense. I didnīt understand. What does that mean ?

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    Re: doubt

    It can be used to mean "extract" for non-physical objects.

    I can pull out the book from the book shelf, or I can pull out the meaning from an essay. If you google "Pull out the meaning" you'll find several examples.

    You can also refer to "pulling the troops out of [somewhere]" to mean having solidiers leave an area, even though no giant hand came in an physically scooped them up.

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    Re: doubt

    thank you !

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