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Meaning of “pull up” in the English Dictionary

"pull up" in British English

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pull up

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb
B2 When a ​car or someone ​driving a ​carpulls up, the ​driverstops the ​car, often for a ​shorttime: A ​carpulled up ​outside my ​house.
(Definition of pull up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pull up" in American English

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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 ​gasstation, and he pulled up next to me.
(Definition of pull up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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