pull on

phrasal verb
pulled on; pulling on; pulls on

Definition of pull on

1 : to hold onto and move (something) toward oneself She pulled on the rope with all her might.
2 : to hold onto and pull (something) repeatedly When she gets nervous, she pulls on her ear.
3 : to breathe in the smoke from (a cigarette, pipe, etc.) He rocked back and forth, pulling on his pipe.
4 : to dress oneself in (clothing) She quickly pulled on her boots. He pulled a sweater on.

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“Pull on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20on. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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