pull up

pull up

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see pull, up
    1. (transitive, intransitive) Lift upwards or vertically.
      I pull up the lever when I want to make my car go into first gear.
    2. Pull forward.
      Pull up a bench and have a seat.
      Pull the car up a little so you don't block his driveway.
      Pull up a little so you don't block his driveway.
  2. (idiomatic) To fetch for display on a screen.
    Pull up that website for me; it sounds quite interesting.
  3. (idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
    Pull up to that curb slowly; you don't want to scratch that other car.
    • 2009, Kesha, Tik Tok
      I'm talking pedicure on our toes, toes / Trying on all our clothes, clothes / Boys blowing up our phones, phones / Drop-topping, playing our favorite CD / Pulling up to the parties / Trying to get a little bit tipsy.
  4. (informal, transitive) To admonish or criticize (a person) for their actions.

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