pull up (2)

Meaning: If a vehicle such as a car or a taxi pulls up, it stops.

Synonym: stop

For example:

  • pull up I told the taxi driver to pull up outside the post office.

  • pull up As the truck pulled up at the intersection, its brakes made a loud hissing sound.

Quick Quiz:

If you're driving along and you have to pull up suddenly, put your foot on

a. the accelerator

b. the brake pedal

c. the road

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Contributor: Matt Errey