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- (idiomatic) To move ahead.
- Schumacher is beginning to pull away from the rest of the racers.
2011 October 1, John Sinnott, “Aston Villa 2 - 0 Wigan”, BBC Sport:
- As Bent pulled away to the far post, Agbonlahor opted to go it alone, motoring past Gary Caldwell before unleashing a shot into the roof of the net.