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pull on

Meaning: to put an item of clothing on, usually in a hurry

Synonym: put on, don (formal)

For example:

  • pull on sth After pulling on his jeans and an old pair of boots, Sam dashed outside to get the washing in before it rained.

  • pull sth on I quickly pulled my jacket on and ran outside to catch the postman.

Nouns often used as objects with
pull on: shirt, jeans, jumper, sweater, jacket, coat, socks, shoes, boots, gloves, backpack

Quick Quiz:

Joshua heard the car horn blow out front, but before running out he grabbed his wallet and pulled on
  1. his glasses
  2. his jacket
  3. his cell phone

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