What is the
difference between Pool and Pull?
What is the difference between Pool and Pull? :
Pool : (noun)
( 1 ) Small area of still water
After the mainstream, there were pools on the roads.
( 2 ) Shallow patch of water or other liquid lying on a surface
The body was lying in a pool of blood.
( 3 ) Place in a river where the water is deep and there is not much current
( 4 ) Common fund of money
People pay small sums of money each week into football pools in the hope of winning a big prize.
( 5 ) Common supply of funds, goods or services which are available to a group of people to be used when needed
There is a pool of cars used by the film’s salesman.
( 6 ) Group of people available for work when required
There is a pool of doctors available for emergency work.
We have a typing pool in the office.
Pool : (verb)
( 1 ) Put money, resources, etc… into a common fund
They pooled their savings and bought a new car.
If we pool our ideas, we may find a solution to the new problem.
Pull : (verb)
( 1 ) Use force on something in order to move it towards oneself
You push and I shall pull.
( 2 ) Use this force on something
She pulled me by the ears.
( 3 ) Draw something
Cause something to move
The horse was pulling a heavy cart.
Pull your chair up to the table.
Pull the plug out.
( 4 ) Remove something
Draw something out
He pulled a tooth.
( 5 ) Attract someone sexually
He can still pull the girls.
Pull : (noun)
( 1 ) Act of pulling, tug
A pull on the rope will make the bell ring.
I felt a pull at my sleeve and turned round.
( 2 ) Physical force or magnetic attraction found in nature
The tides depend on the pull of the moon.
( 3 ) Force that influences a person’s behavior, career, etc…
Tell me something about the pull of the wandering life.
( 4 ) Influence over the people
He has a lot of pull with the managing director.
( 5 ) Action of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, pipe, etc…
She took a long pull at her cigarette.
( 6 ) Prolonged effort (in walking, etc…)
It was a long pull to the shore.
It was a hand pull up to the mountain hut.
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