“Pull up a little closer.”

English Lesson: Pull up a little closer.

You're riding in the back seat of your friend's car. Your friend has stopped at an ATM machine so you can get some cash. The machine is too far away from the car, so you ask him to move the car closer to it.

Pull up a little closer.

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pull up (to something)

To "pull up" to something means to get closer to it in a car. For example, you can "pull up" to:

  • a mailbox
  • a person standing in a parking lot
  • the front of a store