In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, fashion columnist Elizabeth Wellington gives advice on what to wear to summer festivals. She warns men to be aware of what’s on their t-shirts because
the wrong phrase or picture can turn a nice guy into a lout. Topics to stay away from: how good you are in bed, how many women you can pull, how much beer you can guzzle.
I’ve noted this particular “pull” quite a bit in the U.K., but not till now in America. The OED has this definition and citations:
a. Brit. slang. To pick up (a partner), esp. for sexual intercourse; to seduce. Also intr.
1965 Sunday Express 25 July 17/2 As a young man I could never pull (pick up) any birds of my own class.1973 E. Boyd & R. Parkes Dark Number vi. 69 Five years ago you did the big male-menopause bit, didn’t you? Skulking off to Paris to prove you could still pull the birds.1985 J. Sullivan Only Fools & Horses (1999) I. 4th Ser. Episode 6. 246 Rodney, use your loaf, you’re never gonna pull a tart dressed up like Bertie Bassett.1993 Bella 29 Sept. 40/1 ‘So you’re a barman,’ she said with a wicked glint in her eyes. ‘I bet you don’t have any trouble pulling.’