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pull through

pull through

Date: Jan 23 2014

Themes: Celebrity

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“School was rough for me. I was a good student in middle school, but high school wasn’t so fun. I still pulled through, though! I excelled in art, fashion, history and English literature, anything creative. Math and science I struggled a bit more in.”

Actress India de Beaufort, talking about her high school days (Seventeen)

Definition

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experience difficult situations and continue to live or succeed; survive something

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When something is stuck, it isn’t moving anywhere. You push, poke, and kick, but it doesn’t budge. Finally, you grab hold and pull. Then, pop! It’s out.

It’s tough to pull something that’s stuck out of its spot. Whether it’s a box back against a wall or a zipper that won’t move up, it’s going to take a lot of work to make the item move. When you pull through a difficult situation, you have to work hard, too. If you’re heartbroken, you have to pull through the sadness until you finally feel better. If you’re stuck in a stressful situation at work, you need to pull through the worry until you can talk to your boss and make things better.

For India de Beaufort, making it through high school was hard work. She had to pull through the classes, tests, and friendship problems until she finally graduated. But she made it! With enough patience, you can almost always pull through anything.

When have you pulled through a hard situation in life? How long did it take to find a solution?

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“My friend’s mom pulled through her cancer treatments and then published her first book!”

“Your first breakup is always tough, but don’t worry. You’ll pull through this!”

“Mandy pulled through five years as an intern before she was promoted to manager.”

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ahmet55

ahmet55

Austria

Of course it would be so harsh and also very tough to sb to pull through something in his/her life especially when he/she is in the trouble. In this way we need to put up with difficulties and tackle it with our full energy. i mean it’s necessary to do our best for solving it. 


I suppose life is full of troubles and struggles that we should be strong enough to pull through all of them to be one of the trial and great successful man. 

11:15 AM Jan 30 2014 |

julie64

United States

it was hard, but you passed

10:59 PM Jan 28 2014 |

kenlin16

kenlin16

Taiwan

I haven’t pulled through my thesis yet. I hope I can get it done as soon as possible.

05:14 AM Jan 26 2014 |

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Manu4

Manu4

El Salvador

I’ve been pulling through to finish my career and I’m sure i’ll suceed!

05:00 PM Jan 24 2014 |

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neag

neag

China

I haven’t pull through my work stressful situation and don’t know how many years it will take.Patience is most important.God helps everbody.

12:48 AM Jan 24 2014 |

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naira71

naira71

Azerbaijan

I think that we always pull through everything in life cause there are lot problems which we have to solve ourselves or with close persons help.I also pull through my kids problems and my work is double then.God helps everybody.

09:38 PM Jan 23 2014 |

eduard12

eduard12

Ecuador

i pull through a difficult situation in my life but i think i can pull through it

07:09 PM Jan 23 2014 |

celinaoty

celinaoty

Belgium

To succeed in a very difficult situation…


04:53 PM Jan 23 2014 |

Zuxraxon

Zuxraxon

Uzbekistan

live out, 


overcome

01:49 PM Jan 23 2014 |

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