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pull up

Translation of pull up in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (draw up) levantar, subir to pull one's socks/trousers up subirse los calcetines/pantalones 1.2 (uproot) [plant] arrancar*
  • 2verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio 2.1 (improve) this result will help to pull you up overall este resultado te ayudará a subir la nota media 2.2 (halt, check) a shout pulled her up sharply un grito la hizo pararse en seco 2.3 (reprimand) to pull sb up (on sth) regañar or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) retar a algn (por algo)
  • 3verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 3.1 (stop) [car/driver] parar 3.2 (in race) adelantar he pulled up to within a few yards of the leaders se colocó a pocas yardas de los que iban en cabeza
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