Значение идиомы pull up

[pull up] {v.} 1. To check the forward motion of; halt; stop.

Hepulled up his horse at the gate.

2. To tell to stop doingsomething; say is doing wrong and must stop; scold.

Jimtalked rudely to Mother, and Father pulled him up.

Ann said in herreport that America was discovered in 1634, and the teacher pulled herup.

3. To stop moving forward; halt.

The car slowed down andpulled up at the curb.

4. To come even with; move up beside.

Theother boat pulled up alongside us.


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