pull\ ahead


pull\ ahead
pull ahead of smb., smth. we pulled ahead of our pursuers мы оторвались от преследователей; he pulled ahead of the lorry он обогнал грузовик

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • pull ahead — UK US pull ahead Phrasal Verb with pull({{}}/pʊl/ verb [T] ► to start to do well or to do better than someone else: »It was slow at first, but we re starting to pull ahead. pull ahead of sb/sth »After a disappointing year, the company is finally… …   Financial and business terms

  • pull ahead — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms pull ahead : present tense I/you/we/they pull ahead he/she/it pulls ahead present participle pulling ahead past tense pulled ahead past participle pulled ahead 1) to get in front of someone by moving faster… …   English dictionary

  • pull ahead — verb obtain advantages, such as points, etc. The home team was gaining ground After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number one playoff berth in the Western Conference • Syn: ↑gain, ↑advance, ↑win …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull ahead — v. (D; intr.) to pull ahead of (to pull ahead of the other runners) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pull ahead — verb to start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition). After being neck and neck the whole race, Gibbs managed to pull ahead in the final lap …   Wiktionary

  • pull ahead (of somebody) — ˌpull aˈhead (of sb/sth) derived to move in front of sb/sth • The cyclists were together until the bend, when Tyler pulled ahead. Main entry: ↑pullderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull ahead (of something) — ˌpull aˈhead (of sb/sth) derived to move in front of sb/sth • The cyclists were together until the bend, when Tyler pulled ahead. Main entry: ↑pullderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull — pull1 W1S1 [pul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move something towards you)¦ 2¦(remove)¦ 3¦(make something follow you)¦ 4¦(take something out)¦ 5¦(clothing)¦ 6¦(move your body)¦ 7¦(muscle)¦ 8 pull strings 9 pull the/somebody s strings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pull — [[t]p ʊl[/t]] ♦♦ pulls, pulling, pulled 1) VERB When you pull something, you hold it firmly and use force in order to move it towards you or away from its previous position. [V n with adv] They have pulled out patients teeth unnecessarily... [V n …   English dictionary

  • pull — 1 /pUl/ verb 1 MOVE STH TOWARDS YOU (I, T) to use your hands to make something move towards you or in the direction that you are moving: Help me move the piano; you push and I ll pull. | pull sth: I pulled the handle and it just snapped off! |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pull — I UK [pʊl] / US verb Word forms pull : present tense I/you/we/they pull he/she/it pulls present participle pulling past tense pulled past participle pulled *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to move someone or something towards you using your hands …   English dictionary


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