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present tense
I/you/we/theypull in
he/she/itpulls in
present participlepulling in
past tensepulled in
past participlepulled in
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a train pulls in, it arrives at a station
    The train from Paris was just pulling in.
    1. a.
      if a vehicle or driver pulls in somewhere, they stop there
      We pulled in at the side of the road.
  2. 2
    [transitive]pull in something same as pull down (sense 2)
    She’s pulling in at least six figures (=£100,000).
  3. 3
    [transitive]pull in something same as pull1 (sense 8)
    The programme pulled in 3.6 million viewers.
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