: to bring a chair near to where other people are sitting so as to sit near them
Please pull up a chair and join us.
Recent Examples on the Web So pull up a chair at the algorithm’s interview desk—but don’t be surprised if your application is denied. —Gabriela Riccardi, Quartz, 26 May 2023 For the physicians and nurses who enter those silent rooms, pull up a chair and hear quiet midnight confessions. —John Kass, chicagotribune.com, 24 Dec. 2020 So pull up a chair, grab a spoon, and pour yourself a big bowl. —Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Feb. 2022 Occasionally, Sid would stop by my desk, pull up a chair and regale me with stories from his career that seemed almost unbelievable. —Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune, 18 Oct. 2020 In that case, like at a friendly lunch table, anyone can pull up a chair and survive another day. —Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 9 May 2014 Welcome guests to pull up a chair and stay awhile with comfortable furniture on the porch. —Sheryl Geerts, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 Mix a drink, pull up a chair, and join me in toasting all of the innovators celebrated in this issue. —Sunset Magazine, 26 Apr. 2022 Thinking back on his early days with the Boston Red Sox, Mookie Betts can remember rain delays when his bench coach would pop into the clubhouse, pull up a chair and start a conversation. —Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 24 Sep. 2021 See More
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