Phrase Replacement Question 13

Q:

The students were pulled down by the principal for their misbehaviour with the class teacher.

  1. were pulled off by
  2. are pulled by
  3. were pulled with
  4. were pulled up by
  5. No correction required
Level: Medium

option d 

Explanation: pull up is a phrasal verb, which mean stop or scold. Here this is the correct form. Also pull off means succeed and pull with means live together.
Another example: The son was pulled up by his mother for disturbing her.

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