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1. To drag, tug, or yank someone or something to a particular position. A noun or pronoun is used between "pull" and "to." The teacher pulled me to the front of the class scolded me in front of everyone for being so disruptive. Pull the trash can to the curb so the garbage trucks will collect it tomorrow.
2. To drag, tug, or yank something shut. A noun or pronoun is used between "pull" and "to." Pull that door to—you're letting in a draft! I'd like to speak privately, so please pull the door to.
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pull something to
to close something, usually a door of some type. The door is open a little. Pull it to so no one will hear us. Please pull the door to.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.