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pull up

verb

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to bring (something) to a standstill
  • the jockey tried to pull up the apparently injured horse

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The first known use of pull up was in 1623

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“Pull up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pull%20up. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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