- vb New Zealandto get a move on, stop dawdling, increase efficiency. A brusque shorten-ing of the colloquial 'pull one's finger out'.OK, it's time to pull finger and get moving.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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pull finger out — get/pull (your) finger out British & Australian, very informal if you tell someone to get their finger out, you mean they should start working hard. You d better pull your finger out, you should have finished this job hours ago … New idioms dictionary
Pull my finger — is a joke or prank regarding flatulence in which a mark is asked to pull the finger of the illusionist (or person playing the joke), who simultaneously flatulates so as to suggest a causal relationship between the pulling of the finger and the… … Wikipedia
pull your finger out — pull/get/your finger out british spoken phrase to start to make more effort Thesaurus: to try hard to do or get somethingsynonym Main entry: finger * * * get, pull, etc. your ˈfinger out … Useful english dictionary
finger — ► NOUN 1) each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). 2) a measure of liquor in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. 3) an object with the long, narrow shape of a finger. ► VERB 1)… … English terms dictionary
pull one's finger out Brit. — pull one s finger out Brit. informal cease prevaricating and start to act. → finger … English new terms dictionary
pull your finger out! — (UK) If someone tells you to do this, they want you to hurry up. ( Get your finger out is also used.) … The small dictionary of idiomes
pull one's finger out — ► pull one s finger out Brit. informal cease prevaricating and start to act. Main Entry: ↑finger … English terms dictionary
pull the — ● finger … Useful english dictionary
Pull-off — A pull off is a stringed instrument technique performed by plucking a string by pulling the string off the fingerboard with one of the fingers being used to fret the note. DescriptionA pull off is often Fact|date=November 2007 performed on a… … Wikipedia
pull — 1 /pUl/ verb 1 MOVE STH TOWARDS YOU (I, T) to use your hands to make something move towards you or in the direction that you are moving: Help me move the piano; you push and I ll pull. | pull sth: I pulled the handle and it just snapped off! |… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English