pull noun

1 act of pulling

ADJ. sharp | strong | gentle | downward | gravitational the earth's gravitational pull | magnetic (figurative) The magnetic pull of the city was hard to resist.

VERB + PULL give sth I gave the door a sharp pull. | feel (figurative) She felt the pull of her homeland.

PREP. ~ at A gentle pull at her sleeve got her attention. | ~ on He felt a strong pull on the rope.

2 on a cigarette/drink

ADJ. long

VERB + PULL take She took a long pull on her cigarette and sighed.

PREP. ~ at a pull at his flask | ~ on