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Pull over   /pʊl ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Pull over

verb
1.
Steer a vehicle to the side of the road.






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"Pull over" Quotes from Famous Books



... declare they bear no resemblance to his Honor, or any one of the Board of Aldermen. One chubby urchin, with a bundle of Tribunes under his arm, looks mischievously into the pit, and says, "His 'Onor 'ill want the Tribune." Another, of a more taciturn disposition, shrugs his shoulders, gives his cap a pull over his eyes, and says, spicing his declaration with an oath, "He'll buy two Heralds!—he will." The taciturn urchin draws them from his bundle with an air of independence, flaunts them in the face of his rival, and exults over their merits. A splashing of mud, followed by a deafening shout, announces ...
— Justice in the By-Ways - A Tale of Life • F. Colburn Adams

... if a party, a large boat, any day for any length of time, bathing costume and fishing tackle thrown in. I took full advantage of this, and most mornings and afternoons were spent on the water. We used to pull over to the obsolete battleships that lay in the stretch of water between us and the mainland. Here we would tether up and turn the gangway into a diving platform. Happy indeed were these days spent with companions who were in every sense of the word ...
— One Young Man • Sir John Ernest Hodder-Williams

... endeavoured to cry out. I saw Sir Hargrave struggle to pull over her mouth a handkerchief, which was tied around her head. ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol VII • Various



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



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