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British English: /pʊl/
American English: /pʊl/

Translation of pull in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to tug) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (Form I) (stem vowel = i or u) (a rope, somebody's hair, a chain)
    don't pull the cat's tail
    لا تَشُدَّ ذَيْلَ القِطِّ
    to pull the sheets over one's head
    غَطّى رَأْسَهُ بالشَراشِفِ
    to pull a sweater over one's head
    (to put it on)
    لَبِسَ سُتْرةً
    (to take it off)
    نَزَعَ سُتْرةً
  • 2
    (to move, drag) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (a sack, body, chair)
    he pulled me to the window
    جَرَّني إلى الشُبّاكِ
    to pull something out of one's pocket/a drawer
    أَخْرَجَ شَيْئاً من جَيْبِهِ \ دُرْجٍ
    to pull somebody out of the rubble
    أَخْرَجَ شَخْصاً من بَيْنِ الأَنْقاضِ
    he pulled the dog off her
    شَدَّ الكَلْبَ بَعيداً عَنْها
  • 3
    (to draw) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (a caravan, cart, sled)
  • 6
    (to harvest) (Form I) (stem vowel = i or u) (beans, potatoes)
  • 7
    [informal] (to produce) (Form IV) (a gun, knife)
    to pull a gun on somebody
    رَفَعَ بُنْدُقيّةً على شَخْصٍ
  • 8
    (to steer, guide) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (the car, bicycle)
    he pulled the car to the side of the road
    قادَ السَيّارةَ إلى جانِبِ الطَريقِ
  • 9 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
    [informal] (to serve) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (a pint)
  • 10
    (to attract) (stem vowel = i) (Form I) (an audience, voters)
  • 11
    [informal] (to pick up)
    كَسَبَ الوِدَّ
    أَوْقَعَ في حِبالِهِ
    (a woman, man)
  • 12 (to make) See examples: to pull a face
    (رَسَمَ تَعْبيراً على وَجْهِهِ)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (to tug) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (stem vowel = i or u) (Form I)
    she pulled at my sleeve
    شَدَّتْني من كُمّي
    stop pulling on the rope
    تَوَقَّفْ عن شَدِّ الحَبْلِ
  • 2
    (to struggle) (dogs, horses) (Form I) (stem vowel = i or u)
  • 3 (to move) to pull ahead of somebody
    (athletes, drivers)
    سَبَقَ شَخْصاً
  • 4 (to smoke) See examples: to pull at or on a pipe/cigarette
    دَخَّنَ غَلْيوناً \ سيجارةً
  • 5 (to drink) See examples: to pull at a bottle
    شَرِبَ من زُجاجةٍ
  • 6
    (in rowing)
    شَدَّ بِقوّةٍ


  • 3 [informal] he has a lot of pull in the party
    لَدَيْهِ نُفوذٌ كَبيرٌ في الحِزْبِ
  • 4 [informal]
    (swig) (جُرْعة كَبيرة)
  • 6 (prolonged effort) See examples: to be a long/hard pull
    كانَتْ مُهِمّةً شاقّةً

Phrasal verbs

pull along

pull [something] along, pull along [something]

pull apart

(components, furniture) (Form II)
pull [somebody/something] apart 1
(to separate fighters)
فَضَّ الاشْتِباكَ بين [أَشْخاصٍ \ أَشْياءَ]
(the boxers, dogs)
(to separate objects)
فَصَلَ بين [أَشْياءَ]
(the pages, layers, wires)
(to destroy) (children, vandals) (the furniture, a toy)
(critically) (an idea, a person, proposal)

pull away

1 (to move off)
(cars, trains) (Form VII)
2 (to move away)
(person) (Form VIII)
(from rivals) (leader, runners, cars)
pull [somebody/something] away to pull somebody/something away from the window
جَذَبَ شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً بَعيداً عن الشُبّاكِ
pull away from [somebody/something] 1
(drivers, vehicles)
تَحَرَّكَ بَعيداً عن [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ]
(the lights, the kerb)
2 (to move away from)
ابْتَعَدَ عن [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ]
(a person)
(to take a lead over) (leader, runners, driver)
أَحْرَزَ تَقَدُّماً على [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ]
(the competition, rest)

pull back

(to withdraw) (troops) (Form VII)
(from fear, surprise) (children, spectators)
pull [somebody/something] back, pull back [somebody/something] 1
(to move back)
جَذَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] إلى الخَلْفِ
(a curtain, chair)
(to restrain)
جَذَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] إلى الوَراءِ
(a child, dog)
(to withdraw) (troops, artillery)

pull down

pull [something] down, pull down [something] 1
(to demolish) (a building)
2 (to lower) to pull down one's trousers
نَزَعَ سِرْوالَهُ
3 (to reduce)
(mistakes) (grades, results)
(to weaken) (illnesses) (a person)
(to damage) (losses, errors)
أَضَرَّ ب [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ]
(a person, one's reputation, the organization)

pull in

(to park) (cars, drivers) (Form V)
pull in just here
تَوَقَّفْ هُنا
(to arrive) (buses, trains) (Form I) (stem vowel = i)
pull [somebody] in, pull in [somebody] 1
(to detain) (a suspect)
(to attract)
شَدَّ انْتِباهَ [شَخْصٍ]
(an audience, a crowd, tourists)
pull [something] in, pull in [something] 1 (to retract)
سَحَبَ [شَيْئاً] إلى الداخِلِ
(claws, tentacles)
2 [informal]
(to earn) (a sum, salary)

pull off

(handles, tops)
أَمْكَنَ نَزْعُهُ
pull off [something]
(to leave)
خَرَجَ من [شَيْءٍ]
(a motorway, road)
pull off [something], pull [something] off 1
(to remove clothes)
نَزَعَ \ خَلَعَ [شَيْئاً]
(one's coat, shoes)
2 [informal]
(to carry out) (a deal)
قامَ ب [شَيْءٍ]
(a robbery)

pull out

(into the road) (cars, drivers) (Form V)
(from a station) (buses, trains) (Form VII),
بَدَأَ في التَحَرُّكِ
(to start off) (trains, buses) (Form III)
(from a competition, race) (competitors, negotiators, candidates) (Form VII)
(to withdraw) (troops, the army) (Form VII)
(to come out) (drawers) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
pull [something] out, pull out [something] 1
(to extract) (a tooth)
(from a pocket, bag) (one's wallet, mobile, a gun)
(to withdraw) (the troops, a team)

pull over

(drivers, vehicles)
تَوَقَّفَ على جانِبِ الطَريقِ
pull [somebody/something] over 1 (to stop)
(police officers) (a driver, vehicle)
2 (to knock over)
أَسْقَطَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] على الأَرْضِ
(a statue, person)

pull through

اجْتازَ الصِعابَ
تَغَلَّبَ على المَرَضِ

pull together

(to cooperate) (Form VI)
pull [something] together 1
جَمَعَ [شَيْئاً] مَعاً
(the chairs, ends, the parts)
2pull oneself together

pull up

(to stop) (drivers, vehicles) (Form V)
pull up [something], pull [something] up 1
(to uproot) (weeds, a crop)
(to draw up) (an anchor, a drawbridge)
(to bring closer) (a chair, stool)
pull [somebody] up 1 (to raise) we pulled him up out of the water
انْتَشَلْناهُ من الماءِ
2 (to reprimand) 3
(to stop) (a driver, vehicle)

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