haul


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01. We had to get a tow truck to [haul] our car out of the ditch.
02. They had to pay $50 to have all the old wood and bricks [hauled] to the dump.
03. The teenager was [hauled] into the office for swearing at his teacher.
04. The juvenile suspect was [hauled] before a judge to face a charge of assault.
05. The cocaine found by customs agents at the airport last week was the biggest [haul] of illegal drugs found in the past year.
06. My kids got quite a [haul] of candy on Halloween.
07. We're going to have to [haul] all these dead trees out of the pond if we want to be able to swim here in the future.
08. George Lorimer once said that education is about the only thing lying around loose in the world, and it's about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he's willing to [haul] away.
09. It took us hours to chop up the old tree, and [haul] it out of the yard after we cut it down.
10. My brother has his own business [hauling] junk in his pickup truck.
11. In many Portuguese villages, there is no real harbor, so boats must be [hauled] over the beach on wooden rollers.
12. Women in Niger spend much of their time [hauling] water, gathering firewood, and doing numerous household chores.
13. In 1476, when the Swiss defeated the armies of Burgundy, they [hauled] away huge amounts of treasure, including diamonds, silks and cash.
14. The commercial fishing boats in Yemen are able to [haul] in large amounts of fish every year.
15. Five thousand years ago, England's early civilizations cut and [hauled] huge slabs of stone, and built geometric configurations such as the one at Stonehenge.
16. The farmer cut down the trees and then used a team of horses to [haul] them to the site where the house was to be built.

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  • haul — [hôl] vt. [17th c. phonetic sp. of HALE2 < ME halen < OFr haler, to draw < ODu halen, akin to Ger holen, to fetch < IE base * kel , to cry out (> L calare): basic sense “to call hither”] 1. to pull with force; move by pulling or… …   English World dictionary

  • Haul — (h[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hauled} (h[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hauling}.] [OE. halen, halien, F. haler, of German or Scand. origin; akin to AS. geholian to acquire, get, D. halen to fetch, pull, draw, OHG. hol[=o]n, hal[=o]n, G. holen, Dan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haul — haul; haul·age; haul·er; haul·ier; keel·haul; over·haul·er; over·haul; …   English syllables

  • Haul — Haul, v. i. 1. (Naut.) To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under {Haul}, v. t. [1913 Webster] I . . . hauled up for it, and found it to be an island. Cook. [1913 Webster] 2. To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haul — Haul, n. 1. A pulling with force; a violent pull. [1913 Webster] 2. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haul on — [phrasal verb] haul on (something) : to forcefully pull (something) haul on the reins • • • Main Entry: ↑haul …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul — ► VERB 1) pull or drag with effort or force. 2) transport in a truck or cart. ► NOUN 1) a quantity of something obtained, especially illegally. 2) a number of fish caught at one time. 3) a distance to be travelled. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • haul\ in — • haul in • haul up • pull in v slang To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. John was hauled in to court for speeding. The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk. Compare: call on the carpet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • haul\ up — • haul in • haul up • pull in v slang To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. John was hauled in to court for speeding. The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk. Compare: call on the carpet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • haul — [n] something obtained or moved booty, burden, cargo, catch, find, freight, gain, harvest, lading, load, loot*, payload*, spoils, takings*, yield; concepts 337,338 haul [v] move, pull to another spot back, boost, bring, buck, carry, cart, convey …   New thesaurus

  • haul — index cargo, carry (transport), deliver, plunder, spoils, struggle Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary


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