Meaning of “pull up” in the English Dictionary

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"pull up" in British English

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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:

(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)