There are 2 main translations of yank in German:

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yank

[colloquial]

transitive verb

  • reißen an
    + Dat.
    yank something off/out
    etwas ab-/ausreißen

noun

  • Reißen, das
    give a yank at something
    an etwas Dat. reißen
    give the rope a good yank
    kräftig am Seil ziehen

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There are 2 main translations of yank in German:

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Yank
British English: /jaŋk/
American English: /jæŋk/

noun

  • 1 (British English) [colloquial] (American)
    Yankee, der
    Ami, der
    [colloquial]
  • 2 (American English)
    (inhabitant of New England or northern States)
    Yankee, der

adjective

  • 1 (British English) [colloquial]
    (American)
    Ami-
    [colloquial]
  • 2 (American English)
    (of New England or northern States)
    Yankee-

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