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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypull down
he/she/itpulls down
present participlepulling down
past tensepulled down
past participlepulled down

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  1. 1
    to destroy a building, especially because it is very old or dangerous

    The old warehouse has been pulled down.

  2. 2

    pull down


    pull in

    pull down/in something mainly American to earn a particular amount of money
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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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