pull up (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb pull up (1)
Meaning: to pull something out of the ground, such as a plant, a stake, or a fence post
- pull up sth The protesting farmers pulled up all the stakes and pegs that the surveyors had stuck in the ground.
- pull sth up If you don't pull the roots up as well, the weeds will grow back in no time.
Nouns often used as objects with pull up (1): plant, bush, weed, carrot, vine, stake, peg, post
Our gardener spent most of the day pulling up
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Contributor: Matt Errey