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verb
  1. 1
    to create a picture by making lines with a pen or pencil

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    1. a.
      to be able to make pictures in this way

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  2. 2
    to move somewhere slowly or smoothly

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  3. 3
    to pull something across a space in order to close or open it

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    1. a.
      to pull a vehicle

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    2. b.
      to pull something gently from somewhere

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    3. c.
      to move something somewhere with a pulling movement

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    4. e.
      to pull out a tooth

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  4. 4
    to get ideas, information, or knowledge from somewhere

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  5. 5
    to choose a card or ticket in a game, without seeing what is on it

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    1. a.
      to choose a person or thing from a group

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  6. 9
    to take money from a bank account

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    1. a.
      to receive an amount of money regularly

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sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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