pull sb in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “pull sb in” in the English Dictionary

"pull sb in" in British English

See all translations

pull sb in

mainly US informal
phrasal verb with pull uk   /pʊl/ us   /pʊl/ verb
If the police pull you in, they arrest you: The police pulled in dozens of protesters during the demonstration.
(Definition of pull sb in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pull sb in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逮捕,拘留(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逮捕,拘留(某人)…
What is the pronunciation of pull sb in?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day


to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More