pull around to

pull around to (something or some place)

1. Literally, to drag, haul, or force someone or something in a circular or roughly circular course to some far or opposite side of something or some place. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "pull" and "around." They pulled the box around to the back of the house so it wouldn't be visible from the street. The goons grabbed me and pulled me around to an alley behind the building.
2. To drive a car or other vehicle in a circular or roughly circular course to some far or opposite position or place and park there. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pull" and "around." Pull around to the loading bay in the back of the building so we can start filling the truck with supplies. Sir, please pull your vehicle around to one of our customs officers for inspection.
See also: around, pull

pull around to something

to drive around to something or some place. Please pull around to the back and deliver the furniture there. We told the driver to pull around to the service entrance.
See also: around, pull
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From a Reuters on-line report datelined Delmont, Pennsylvania, on a drive-through strip club called Climax Gentleman's Club in Salem Township near Pittsburgh: "Motorists pull around to a window at the back of the club, show proof that they are eighteen or older, and pay about $5 per minute.