pull the chute
 v. phr.— «There was a big stigma about concussions years ago—‘Nah, he’s not that hurt.” He’s pulling the ‘chute, which is another term for pulling up lame. He’s soft. He can’t play tough.”» —“Concussions on their minds” by Dave Scheiber St. Petersburg Times (Florida) Aug. 5, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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