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See also: pull-up
- Used other than as an idiom: see pull, up.
- (idiomatic) Retrieve; get.
- Pull up that website for me, it looks quite interesting.
- (idiomatic) Drive close towards something, especially a curb.
- Pull up to that curb slowly, you don't want to scratch that other car.
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity:
- We expressed our readiness, and in ten minutes were in the station wagon, rolling rapidly down the long drive, for it was then after nine. […] As we reached the lodge we heard the whistle, and we backed up against one side of the platform as the train pulled up at the other.
- 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 CDs / Pulling up to the parties / Trying to get a little bit tipsy.