pull down (1)
Meaning: to destroy a building or structure because it is old, dangerous, or no longer wantedSynonym: demolish, knock down
- pull down sth The residents of Berlin pulled down the wall that had divided their city for nearly thirty years.
- pull sth down Grandma wants us to pull the old shed down so she can use the space to make a new vegetable garden.
- be pulled down The old cinema was pulled down and a new office building was built there instead.
pull down (1): building, house, church, shed, wall, tent, billboard, shelter
After the apartment building had been pulled down, it was