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pull up

phrasal verb with pull uk   /pʊl/ us   /pʊl/ verb
B2 When a car or someone driving a car pulls up, the driver stops the car, often for a short time: A car pulled up outside my house.
(Definition of pull up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pull up

phrasal verb with pull us   /pʊl/ verb
  • (STOP A VEHICLE)

to cause a vehicle to stop: The boat pulled up at the dock. I was at the gas station, and he pulled up next to me.
(Definition of pull up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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