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- (literally, transitive) To pull something, so that it comes inside.
- After falling out of the boat, the crew pulled him in.
- (idiomatic, intransitive, of a vehicle) To approach or drive up to a place and come to a stop.
- A car just pulled in our driveway.
- (idiomatic, intransitive, of a train or bus) To approach a station; to arrive at a station.
- Quick! The train's pulling in.
- (idiomatic, transitive) To arrest someone; to take somoene to a police station because they may have done something.
- She was pulled in for questioning.
- (idiomatic, transitive) To earn [money].
- He pulls in a lot of money.
- (idiomatic, nautical, transitive) To tighten a sail by pulling on a rope.
- pull in the main sheet
to approach or drive up to a place and come to a stop