Definition of pull over in English:

pull over

phrasal verb

  • (of a vehicle) move to the side of or off the road.

    ‘I decided to pull over on to the hard shoulder’
    • ‘Unable to drive properly while laughing, Derek pulled over to the side of the road to settle down.’
    • ‘Currently, lorries pull over on the side of the road to unload and traffic passes around them.’
    • ‘Edward stopped the car on a deserted stretch of road, pulling over to the side.’
    • ‘I got so scared at one stage I had to pull over on the open road and do deep breaths and wait for my hands to shake a little less.’
    • ‘If in any case your radiator overheats while you are stuck in traffic, the best thing to do is pull over and stop.’
    stop, halt, come to a halt, come to a stop, pull in, pull off the road, draw in, park, arrive, draw up
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