||what everybody knows, public information
||If you tell Zora about the plan, it'll be public property.
||small car, subcompact
||"Why did you buy that puddlejumper?" "Because it gets good gas mileage."
|pull a face
||wrinkle your face, make a face
||Lyle is 14, but he's still a boy. He pulls a face when he's upset.
|pull a few strings
||help by talking to powerful people, it's not what you know...
||My application was late, but a friend of mine pulled a few strings and got me an interview.
|pull a muscle
||injure a muscle, strain a muscle, charley horse
||One of our best players pulled a muscle and can't play tonight.
||support, cheer for
||We were pulling for your team. We're glad you won.
|pull in your horns
||not be so aggressive, stop attacking or criticizing
||Father's advice is to pull in your horns or you could be dismissed.
|pull it off
||cause it to happen; succeed, win, snatch victory...
||With Jean as leader of the party, the Liberals can pull it off. They can win the election.
|pull it out
||win just before the end; before it is too late
||The score was tied, but we pulled it out with a last-minute goal.
|pull out all the stops
||work as hard as possible, go all-out, go for broke
||You're losing this match. If you want to win, you'll have to pull out all the stops.