Meaning of pull down in English:

pull down

Translate pull down into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1pull something down, pull down somethingDemolish a building.

    ‘the house was pulled down and the site redeveloped’
    • ‘Poorly designed office blocks could be pulled down and more landmark buildings erected to add to the town's famous glass pyramid and viaduct.’
    • ‘As the wondrously ugly 1960 buildings are pulled down, beautiful Bradford is re-emerging.’
    • ‘When he came to York, he stayed at a house in Queen Street, next door to Rowntree's, before these buildings were pulled down to make way for the factory's expansion.’
    • ‘It was feared the building could be pulled down or made into flats.’
    • ‘It's easy to pull buildings down but you can never put them back up again.’
    demolish, knock down, take down, tear down, dismantle, raze, raze to the ground, level, flatten, bulldoze, destroy, lay waste
  • 2pull something down, pull down somethinginformal Earn a specified sum of money.

    • ‘he was pulling down sixty grand a year’
    • ‘Bate once more pulled down $100,000 for his 30 hours a week.’
    • ‘As the attentive and charming maître d' of one of America's top restaurants, Jamais pulled down $300,000 to $400,000 a year (much of it in tips).’
    produce, bear, give, supply, provide, afford, return, bring in, pull in, haul in, gather in, fetch, earn, net, realize, generate, furnish, bestow, pay out, contribute