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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypull over
he/she/itpulls over
present participlepulling over
past tensepulled over
past participlepulled over
  1. [intransitive] if a vehicle or driver pulls over, they stop by the side of the road
    Let’s pull over and have a look at the map.
    1. a.
      [transitive] if the police pull a vehicle over, they order its driver to stop at the side of the road
      The cops pulled me over because one of my brake lights wasn’t working.
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