Phrasal Verbs

pull on

This page is about the phrasal verb pull on


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


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

a. his glasses

b. his jacket

c. his cell phone

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