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- (transitive) To make (something) lower (especially of clothes).
- (transitive) To demolish or destroy (a building etc.).
- (transitive) To cause to fall to the floor
2011 September 28, Jon Smith, “Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea”, BBC Sport:
- The home side got themselves in a mess again after 12 minutes when Victor Ruiz pulled down Ramires just outside the box. Lampard drilled a low free-kick past the wall but Diego Alves was down quickly to turn the ball away.