pull down

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pull down (third-person singular simple present pulls down, present participle pulling down, simple past and past participle pulled down)

  1. (transitive) To make (something) lower (especially of clothes).
  2. (transitive) To demolish or destroy (a building etc.).
  3. (transitive) To cause to fall to the floor
    • 2011 September 28, Jon Smith, “Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      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.