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    What does 'pull out' mean in this context?

    Following sentence is from the BBC newspaper article about one of the Quatar's 2022 World cup representative who was accused of buying 2022 World Cup.

    "He [Warner] sent me an email asking if I want that [Bin Hammam to run for Fifa president], he said that I should ask Bin Hammam to pull out," Valcke added.

    What does pull out mean in this context?

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    Re: What does 'pull out' mean in this context?

    It means withdraw as a candidate for the presidency.

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