Definitions

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  • v. To come to a stop, and turn off the road (i.e. onto the roadside or hard shoulder).
  • v. To cause to pull over

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. steer a vehicle to the side of the road

Etymologies

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Examples

  • What if the polis pass by and decide to pull over and ask if we need any assistance?

    It's October, 1956.

  • There were no directional signs, no habitations where he might inquire, no motorists to flag down for help, no turn-outs where he could pull over in an effort to get his bearings and collect his wits.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • I delayed my departure for thirty seconds to beat some of the encrusted mud from my robe and turn my abayya right side to, while Holmes searched for a marginally cleaner fold of the turban to pull over the rest.

    O Jerusalem

  • On account of all the carless Irish kids who come over every summer to pump gas, change sheets, and bus tables, Montauk is one of the last places left in the country where drivers still routinely pull over for strangers.

    The Beach House

  • When that happened, I would pull over to the side of the road unril I felt okay.

    Barbara Bush

  • Just before we reached the town of Corinth, Mississippi, he told me to pull over at a bar named Sarsaparilla's, a square, squat little building completely covered in bottle caps.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • The efficient, sometimes charming women knew a thing or two about the sensual realities: they had that pull over their jigging English sisters.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • Fatimah was married to a young man called Derahman bin Ismail, and she brought him forward and presented him to the white mem; Jean bowed before him and wished that she had brought a shawl to pull over her face, as would have been polite when being introduced to a strange man.

    A Town Like Alice

  • It is early evening when I pull over above the river at Le Lzard Bleu, the village bar in Vieusson.

    Wildwood

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