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Pull is a very simple English word, but there are so many possible phrasal verbs consist of pull, and they all differ in meanings. In today’s [Grammar], we will share with you three phrasal verbs of pull.
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1. pull off
to carry out despite difficulties; accomplish successfully against odds
The goalkeeper pulled off six terrific saves.
to drive a car off a road in order to stop, or to turn into a smaller road
We pulled off the road to get some food.
to take off clothes, especially quickly
She pulled the dress off over her head.
2. pull out
to drive over to a different part of the road in order to get past a vehicle in front of you
I pulled out to overtake a bus.
to stop doing or being involved in something, or to make someone do this
They are trying to pull out of the agreement.
to get out of a bad situation or dangerous place, or to make someone or something do this
Jim saw that the firm was going to be ruined, so he pulled out.
3. pull around
to drag, haul, or force someone or something from place to place
Sean was so patient with the kids, letting them pull him around all day playing games in the back yard.
to gradually return to a state of good health, performance, or value after suffering a decline
Doctors were afraid she wouldn’t survive the night, but she’s starting to pull around, thank goodness.
That’s all for today’s [Grammar]. We’ve also prepared a quiz for you👇
#1. There's a homeless man in the neighborhood who pulls a shopping cart _____ collecting cans and bottles he can return for a deposit.
#2. The firm was pulling _____ of personal computer business.
#3. If you are feeling sleepy, pull _____ the road immediately and have a rest.
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