pull sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “pull sth down” in the English Dictionary

"pull sth down" in British English

See all translations

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.
More examples
(Definition of pull sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pull sth down" in Business English

See all translations

pull sth down

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb [T]
to make a ​figure or an ​amountlower: pull down the cost/price/value of sth Lower ​clothingprices will ​pull down the ​cost of the family ​shopping basket.
(Definition of pull sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pull sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拆掉,拆毁…
in Turkish yıkmak, yerle bir etmek…
in Russian сносить (здание)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拆掉,拆毀…
in Polish rozbierać coś, zburzyć coś…
What is the pronunciation of pull sth down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More