Definition of pull in in English:

pull in

British
  • 1(Of a vehicle) move to the side of or off the road: he pulled in at the kerb
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    • As I pulled in to the side of the road, the crisis quickly vanished.
    • When the vehicle pulls in, service personnel know what's wrong and can immediately fix it without spending time doing unnecessary tests.
    • Trucks pulled in on the other side of the dirt road and Bo nodded to them as they waved in her direction.
  • 2(Of a bus or train) arrive to take passengers: he was ready and waiting half an hour before the express pulled in
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    • There is a 30-minute wait standing in the cold on Platform 3 before the train finally pulls in at 3.45 pm.
    • A train pulls in to the Angus ‘ghost’ station early in the morning and another calls late at night.
    • Westminster station is unusually busy, and when the Richmond train pulls in, there's nowhere to sit.
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