pull over

a) (intransitive) (in a vehicle) To come to a stop, and turn off the road (i.e. onto the roadside or hard shoulder).

Can you pull over just after the post office? My house is nextdoor.

b) To cause to pull over

Police:Do you know why we pulled you over?


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  • pull-over — [ pylɔvɛr; pulɔvɶr ] n. m. • 1925; mot angl., proprt « tirer par dessus » ♦ Vêtement tricoté (généralement en laine, ou assimilé), couvrant le haut du corps et que l on enfile en le faisant passer par dessus la tête. ⇒ chandail, pull. Un gros… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pull over — « Pull » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Pull (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pull-over — « Pull » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Pull (homonymie). Pull over sans col Un pull over (de l anglais to pull over, tirer par dessus [la tête]) ou un chandail est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pull over — verb steer a vehicle to the side of the road The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed • Hypernyms: ↑steer, ↑maneuver, ↑manoeuver, ↑manoeuvre, ↑direct, ↑point, ↑head, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull over — v. (D; intr.) to pull over to (to pull over to the curb) * * * [ pʊl əʊvə] (D; intr.) to pull over to (to pull over to the curb) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pull over — {v.} To drive to the side of the road and stop. * /The policeman told the speeder to pull over./ * /Everyone pulled over to let the ambulance pass./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull over — verb Date: 1930 intransitive verb to steer one s vehicle to the side of the road transitive verb to cause to pull over < pulled him over for speeding > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pull over — phr verb Pull over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑car, ↑sheet …   Collocations dictionary

  • pull over to — phr verb Pull over to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑kerb …   Collocations dictionary

  • pull over — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. drive or turn to the side, pull up, park; see stop 1 , turn 6 …   English dictionary for students


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