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pull back

1 (v + adv) recoil INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m udruid siar  c m uhe pulled back in alarm dhruid sé siar agus alltacht air 2 (v + adv) peel back TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m ushe pulled back her veil tharraing sí siar a caille
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3 (v + adv) brush, comb backwards TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m ucuir siar  c m upull back your hair cuir siar do chuid gruaige 4 (v + adv) also MIL withdraw from sth
INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uthey pulled back to base tharraing siad siar chuig an mbunáithe pulled back from the business tharraing sé siar ón ngnó
TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uthey pulled back the army tharraing siad siar an t-arm
5 (v + adv) SPOR recoup TRANSITIVEthey pulled back the gap laghdaigh siad an bhearnathey pulled a goal back fuair siad cúl chun an bhearna a laghdú 6 (v + adv) draw back TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uhe pulled back the bow tharraing sé siar an bogha → see pull