pull down sth

pull down sth
UK US pull down sth
Phrasal Verb with pull({{}}/pʊl/ verb [T]
INFORMAL
to earn money: »

Most top executives pull down salaries the rest of us can only dream of.

»

A single one of his paintings can pull down over a million dollars.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • 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 — 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*/*/*/ — [pʊl] verb I 1) [I/T] to move someone or something towards you using your hands Ant: push The little girl pulled gently at my sleeve.[/ex] I climbed into bed and pulled the duvet over my head.[/ex] A lifeguard had to pull her out of the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pull sth down — UK US pull sth down Phrasal Verb with pull({{}}/pʊl/ verb [T] ► to make a figure or an amount lower: pull down the cost/price/value of sth »Lower clothing prices will pull down the cost of the family shopping basket …   Financial and business terms

  • pull off — verb 1. pull or pull out sharply (Freq. 2) pluck the flowers off the bush • Syn: ↑pluck, ↑tweak, ↑pick off • Derivationally related forms: ↑tweak (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull something in — ˌpull sthˈin/ˈdown derived (informal) to earn the large amount of money mentioned Syn: ↑make • I reckon she s pulling in over $100 000. Main entry: ↑pull …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˌpull sth ˈdown — phrasal verb to destroy a building that is old or dangerous Syn: demolish …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • cut down — verb 1. cut down on; make a reduction in (Freq. 8) reduce your daily fat intake The employer wants to cut back health benefits • Syn: ↑reduce, ↑cut back, ↑trim, ↑trim down, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear something down — DEMOLISH, knock down, raze (to the ground), flatten, level, bulldoze; dismantle, disassemble. → tear * * * ˌtear sthˈdown derived to pull or knock down a building, wall, etc. Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • train — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 engine pulling coaches/cars ADJECTIVE ▪ railroad (AmE), railway (BrE) ▪ metro, subway (AmE), tube (BrE), underground (esp. BrE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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