if a train pulls in, it arrives at a station
if a vehicle or driver pulls in somewhere, they stop there
if the police pull someone in, they arrest them
same as pull
same as pull down
Her eyes teared, and she could feel a blackness hovering over her as she fought to pull in air.
I had just come up to the house from Snow Goose, expecting that you had come back with him, when I saw Cartwright's car pull in.
She’s pulling in at least six figures (=£100,000).
The programme pulled in 3.6 million viewers.
The train from Paris was just pulling in.
Time for the fishermen to haul in their boats, pull in the lobster pots, and hang up their nets for winter mending.
We pulled in at the side of the road.
`All the others, the men who run the pushers, the big boys who pull in the money.
There is no origin for this phrasal verb