Idioms: Pull your weight, pull a fast one, pull your socks up
Look at the meaning of these English expressions with PULL
pull your weight
– do your share of the work, do your job
- – All the group contribute and work hard except for Rafa who doesn’t pull his weight.
pull your socks up
– do better, improve
– Sue, I spoke to your teacher today. She says that if you don’t pull your socks up you won’t pass your exams in June.
pull a fast one
– trick as a joke or criminal act
- – The woman asked me to change two 5 euro notes for a 10 euro note. Later I noticed the note was false, she had pulled a fast one on me.
PULL means bring something in your direction, it’s usually the opposite of PUSH. There are more expressions or idioms with PULL here;