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Pull over   /pʊl ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Pull over

Steer a vehicle to the side of the road.

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"Pull over" Quotes from Famous Books

... whole night, after a repulsed attack on the enemy's trench, he had lain with a broken leg, unconscious, near our own wire entanglements. At dawn they threw out the iron grappling hook for him, with which they pull over into the trench the corpses of friend and foe so as to be able to bury them unceremoniously before the sun of Goerz has a chance to do its work. With this hook, dipped in hundreds of corpses, a dunce—"God damn him!"—had ...
— Men in War • Andreas Latzko

... that Irving had a pull and the Millers hadn't," he said jocularly. "But it looks as if 'twas Natty's pull did the business after all—his pull over ...
— Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... waitin' for all this time! Their only show to get Emerson, or to kill him either, is to come down on him half a dozen to one, and they know it. Well, if they kill him he won't be the first to drop—nor the last, either," he added with a little break in his voice, as he gave his sombrero a nervous pull over his forehead. ...
— With Hoops of Steel • Florence Finch Kelly

... glare at the aforesaid curl, that Rose laughed in his face and added to his woe by handing him her cloak. He surveyed it gravely for a minute, then carefully put it on wrong side out and gave the swan's-down hood a good pull over the head, to the utter destruction of all ...
— Rose in Bloom - A Sequel to "Eight Cousins" • Louisa May Alcott

... affairs. And, of course, he chatted with animation, it had been such an immense piece of luck for him at his age to get appointed on the staff "of a big thing like that—don't you know." It would give him the pull over a lot of chaps all through life, he asserted. "Therefore—down with Montero! Mrs. Gould." His artless grin disappeared slowly before the unanimous gravity of the faces turned upon him from the carriage; only that "old chap," ...
— Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard • Joseph Conrad

Words linked to "Pull over" :   manoeuver, maneuver, channelise, head, guide, manoeuvre, point, direct, channelize, steer

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