French translation of 'pull down'
separable transitive verbpull
to pull one’s skirt down over one’s knees tirer sur sa jupe pour couvrir ses genoux
2. [person] jeter à terre
His attacker pulled him down. Son assaillant le jeta à terre.
3. (= demolish)
[house, building] démolir
[statue] déboulonner ⧫ abattre
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Example Sentences Including 'pull down'
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Jupe found the sight depressing, and he was glad to pull down the blinds and crawl into bed.JANAKY AND THE GIANT (1993)
I don't know why, like the way I used to pull down my Frida Kahlo posters in London if certain people rang the doorbell.WHITE LIES (2003)
It took her five minutes to check all the windows, pull down the blinds, and lock up.EVERVILLE (2001)
And then, to prove to the Farseers that they were vulnerable, the Piebalds would pull me down as hounds pull down a stag.THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
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'pull down' in Other Languages
British English: pull down /pʊl daʊn/ VERB
To pull down a building or statue means to deliberately destroy it.
They pulled the offices down, leaving a large open space.
- American English: pull down
- Arabic: يَهْدِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: demolir
- Chinese: 摧毁
- Croatian: srušiti
- Czech: zbourat
- Danish: rive ned
- Dutch: slopen
- European Spanish: tirar abajo
- Finnish: purkaa
- French: démolir
- German: herunterziehen
- Greek: ρίχνω γκρεμίζω
- Italian: demolire
- Japanese: 取り壊す
- Korean: 헐다
- Norwegian: rive rasere
- Polish: rozebrać
- European Portuguese: demolir
- Romanian: a dărâma
- Russian: сносить
- Spanish: tirar abajo
- Swedish: dra ner
- Thai: ทำลาย
- Turkish: yıkmak
- Ukrainian: зносити
- Vietnamese: kéo đổ
Translation of pull down from the Collins English to French Dictionary