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The haul included gifts that had been bought for their grandchildren. The Sun (2016)We are in this for the long haul. The Sun (2016)The value of the haul which included vintage gaming machines is thought to be hundreds of thousands of pounds. The Sun (2016)The police haul in Debbie for questioning. The Sun (2017)Their haul included two phones and a 3.5million ring. The Sun (2016)So could he see himself at the Magpies for the long haul? The Sun (2016)The haul included four golds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was exciting, but also scary and overwhelming - like picking up a haul of something illegal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a miracle he survived, but the long, slow haul back to recovery involved the amputation of both legs and his right arm. The Sun (2016)That surveillance has produced a rich haul of potential court evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then she vowed to put another through hell by adding more trophies to her impressive haul. The Sun (2012)We always agreed which one of us would finally haul the fish aboard. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Team officials had to haul him back upright to carry on playing. The Sun (2012)This may hold some appeal to those who are in for the long haul. The Sun (2015)Their tents were removed and other equipment was hauled away by cranes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of the haul is still missing. The Sun (2006)Jem was hauling up the back window next door. Burning Bright (2007)They are in it for the long haul. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The huge haul of information includes facts about personal text messages, emails and phone calls. The Sun (2013)Last season, they did so with a record points haul. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Expect a five-point haul from the next three. The Sun (2012)The pair were then hauled before the Board to answer disrepute charges. The Sun (2012)The haul included 8,000 bars of gold. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They had won the previous three away games with an impressive haul of 10 goals. The Sun (2012)MPs want police chiefs hauled before the Commons. The Sun (2008)More than 30million of the haul has still to be recovered. The Sun (2006)That haul included a midweek brace at Brentford. The Sun (2014)The next thing he knew, he was being dragged from the car and hauled away to hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2013)BRITAIN'S winter sports stars have been promised a funding boost after their joint record medal haul in Sochi. The Sun (2014)The cost of hauling goods by rail decreased dramatically because of improved track construction and the introduction of powerful locomotives that could haul more cars. America Past and Present (1995)What does a'long haul' mean? The Sun (2011)
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British English: haul VERB
If you haul something which is heavy or difficult to move, you move it using a lot of effort.
A crane had to be used to haul the car out of the stream.
British English: haul NOUN
A haul is a quantity of things that are stolen, or a quantity of stolen or illegal goods found by police or customs.
The size of the drugs haul shows that the international trade in heroin is still flourishing.
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