Share this entry

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

Translation of pull in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to tug)
    جَرَّ
    شَدَّ (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)
    جَرَّ (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
  • 7
    [informal] (to produce)
    أَخْرَجَ (a gun, knife)
    to pull a gun on somebody

    رَفَعَ بُنْدُقيّةً على شَخْصٍ
  • 8
    (to steer, guide)
    قادَ (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)
    صَبَّ (a pint)
  • 11
    [informal] (to pick up)
    كَسَبَ الوِدَّ
    أَوْقَعَ في حِبالِهِ (a woman, man)
  • 12 (to make) to pull a face
    (رَسَمَ تَعْبيراً على وَجْهِهِ)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 she pulled at my sleeve

    شَدَّتْني من كُمّي
    stop pulling on the rope

    تَوَقَّفْ عن شَدِّ الحَبْلِ
  • 3 (to move) to pull ahead of somebody
    (athletes, drivers)
    سَبَقَ شَخْصاً
  • 4 (to smoke) to pull at or on a pipe/cigarette

    دَخَّنَ غَلْيوناً \ سيجارةً
  • 5 (to drink) to pull at a bottle

    شَرِبَ من زُجاجةٍ
  • 6
    (in rowing)
    شَدَّ بِقوّةٍ

noun/اسم

  • 3 [informal] he has a lot of pull in the party

    لَدَيْهِ نُفوذٌ كَبيرٌ في الحِزْبِ
  • 4 [informal]
    (swig) (جُرْعة كَبيرة)
  • 5
    [informal] (on a cigarette, pipe)
    نَفَس (plural: أَنْفاس)
  • 6 (prolonged effort) to be a long/hard pull

    كانَتْ مُهِمّةً شاقّةً

Phrasal verbs

pull along

pull [something] along, pull along [something]

pull apart

(components, furniture)
فَكَّكَ
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)
2
(to destroy) (children, vandals)
حَطَّمَ [شَيْئاً] (the furniture, a toy)
3
(critically)
هاجَمَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] (an idea, a person, proposal)

pull away

1 (to move off)
(cars, trains)
انْطَلَقَ
2 (to move away) 3
(from rivals) (leader, runners, cars)
أَحْرَزَ تَقَدُّماً
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)
3
(to take a lead over) (leader, runners, driver)
أَحْرَزَ تَقَدُّماً على [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ] (the competition, rest)

pull back

1
(to withdraw) (troops)
انْسَحَبَ
2
(from fear, surprise) (children, spectators)
تَراجَعَ للخَلْفِ
pull [somebody/something] back, pull back [somebody/something] 1
(to move back)
جَذَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] إلى الخَلْفِ (a curtain, chair)
2
(to restrain)
جَذَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] إلى الوَراءِ (a child, dog)
3
(to withdraw)
سَحَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] (troops, artillery)

pull down

pull [something] down, pull down [something] 1
(to demolish)
هَدَمَ [شَيْئاً] (a building)
2 (to lower) to pull down one's trousers

نَزَعَ سِرْوالَهُ
3 (to reduce)
(mistakes)
أَنْقَصَ [شَيْئاً] (grades, results)
4
(to weaken) (illnesses)
أَضْعَفَ [شَخْصاً] (a person)
5
(to damage) (losses, errors)
أَضَرَّ ب [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ] (a person, one's reputation, the organization)

pull in

1
(to park) (cars, drivers)
تَوَقَّفَ
pull in just here

تَوَقَّفْ هُنا
2
(to arrive) (buses, trains)
وَصَلَ
pull [somebody] in, pull in [somebody] 1
(to detain)
احْتَجَزَ [شَخْصاً] (a suspect)
2
(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)
سَحَبَ [شَيْئاً] (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)
أَبْرَمَ [شَيْئاً] (a deal)

قامَ ب [شَيْءٍ] (a robbery)

pull out

1
(into the road) (cars, drivers)
تَخَطّى
(from a station) (buses, trains)
انْطَلَقَ,
بَدَأَ في التَحَرُّكِ
2
(to start off) (trains, buses)
غادَرَ
3
(from a competition, race) (competitors, negotiators, candidates)
انْسَحَبَ
4
(to withdraw) (troops, the army)
انْسَحَبَ
5
(to come out) (drawers)
خَرَجَ
pull [something] out, pull out [something] 1
(to extract)
خَلَعَ [شَيْئاً] (a tooth)
2
(from a pocket, bag)
أَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] (one's wallet, mobile, a gun)
3
(to withdraw)
سَحَبَ [شَيْئاً] (the troops, a team)

pull over

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

أَسْقَطَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] على الأَرْضِ (a statue, person)

pull through

(victims)
اجْتازَ الصِعابَ
(patients)
تَغَلَّبَ على المَرَضِ

pull together

(to cooperate)
تَكاتَفَ
pull [something] together 1

جَمَعَ [شَيْئاً] مَعاً (the chairs, ends, the parts)
2pull oneself together

pull up

(to stop) (drivers, vehicles)
تَوَقَّفَ
pull up [something], pull [something] up 1
(to uproot)
اقْتَلَعَ [شَيْئاً] (weeds, a crop)
2
(to draw up)
رَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] (an anchor, a drawbridge)
3
(to bring closer)
قَرَّبَ [شَيْئاً] (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)
أَوْقَفَ [شَخْصاً] (a driver, vehicle)

Definition of pull in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get access to Oxford Dictionaries Arabic

Subscribe to search hundreds of thousands of up-to-date translations from and into English

QUIZ


    Next Score: