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pull up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpull up phrasal verb1 TTCto stop the vehicle that you are driving He pulled up in front of the gates.2 pull up a chair/stool etcSIT to get a chair etc and sit down next to someone who is already sitting3 pull somebody up especially British EnglishTELL somebody OFF to stop someone who is doing something wrong and tell them you do not approvepull somebody up on I felt I had to pull her up on her lateness. pull somebody up short at short3(7) pull→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pull upWe pulled up at a small cafe just outside Bordeaux.A blue van pulled up behind us.pull up a chair/stool etcShe pulls up a stool and sits down next to us, watching intently, still unable to stifle her laughter.He now pulled up a chair and, turning it about, sat on it, his elbows resting on the back.He pulls up a chair as she starts another game.Anyway, I pull up a chair by the bed and say hello.Rose, Victorine, Thérèse and Léonie pulled up chairs to the kitchen table and set to.pull onWhen the car passed they pulled Miguel up on his feet.Getting Going Let the wind do the work and pull you up on the board.
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pull-upˈpull-up noun [countable] British English  DSan exercise in which you use your arms to pull yourself up towards a bar above your head syn chin-up American English
Examples from the Corpus
pull-upFor instance, it has eliminated the need for external resistors, by using active pull-ups on inputs and input-output pins.Traditional exercises like sit-ups, press-ups and pull-ups are great for strengthening the body, providing that you do them properly.He punched her on the head and made her do pull-ups against a door frame.These muscles draw the arms to the sides, therefore all rowing exercises, pull-ups or pull-downs are performed by them.The best exercises for developing width are wide grip pull-ups to the back of the neck and lat pull-downs.The sharp pull-up was exactly the right thing to do, experienced pilots say.
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Verb table
pull
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypull
he, she, itpulls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypulled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pulled
he, she, ithas pulled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pulled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pull
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pulled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pulling
he, she, itis pulling
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you, we, theyare pulling
Past
I, he, she, itwas pulling
you, we, theywere pulling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pulling
he, she, ithas been pulling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pulling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pulling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pulling
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