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pulls down

verb
present tense third-person singular of pull down

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • a powerful storm pulled down the old fishing shack, which had been immortalized in countless paintings

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2 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces
  • an ugly billboard that was eventually pulled down

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3 to receive as return for effort
  • he's pulling down six figures at that job

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“Pulls down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pulls%20down. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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