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pull sth down

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb
B2 to destroy a building: They pulled down the warehouse to build a new supermarket.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 拆掉,拆毀…
in Russian сносить (здание)…
in Turkish yıkmak, yerle bir etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拆掉,拆毁…
in Polish rozbierać coś, zburzyć coś…
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