transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (drag) the fishermen hauled in their nets los pescadores cobraron or recogieron las redes a tractor hauled the car out of the ditch un tractor sacó el coche de la cuneta they hauled up/down the sail izaron/arriaron la vela he was hauled along to all the parties by his wife su mujer lo arrastraba a todas las fiestas she was hauled out of bed at midnight la sacaron de la cama a medianoche 1.2 [Transport/Transporte] transportarMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 [Nautical/Náutica] halar, cobrar
- My first streetcar trip had one other close call, a sport-utility vehicle hauling a trailer that made a U-turn right in front of us.
- Police reported that the truck hauling two trailers - with a length measuring 22m - was travelling from Umtata when the driver was believed to have lost control.
- A truck hauling two trailers - with a total length measuring 22 metres - was travelling from Umtata when the driver is believed to have lost control.
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- Carnegie needs at least five dump trucks to haul trash to the Imperial landfill.
- As the construction of the huge vessel approached completion, transport firms hauled the mountains of food to the site.
- They are usually used to haul heavy loads or carry cargoes.
- The waters of the Nile slipped beneath the hull and the boat hauled for the western shore.
- The ship hauled away from the dock and proceeded to Mare Island, California, in accordance with the orders of the Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Squadron.
- As the ship hauled out into the stream, her bow was swung by the tide downward, and her helm was put to the starboard.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (pull) to haul (
at/ onsth) tirar ( dealgo), jalar ( dealgo) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) 1.2 [Nautical/Náutica] [wind] soplar por la amuraMore example sentences
- By the end of this cycle I wind up with bins the Terminator would have trouble dragging down the driveway, but I dutifully haul them out in front of the wall and up onto the curb.
- We all hauled the bikes to the top of Mud Hill, mounted up, and raced for the bottom, the first past the tree being the winner.
- Upstairs in the offices above the injecting room, Nurse Andy hauls a suitcase out of the cupboard, heaves it onto the table, and opens it up.
- 1 1.1 (distance) [Transport/Transporte] recorrido (masculine), trayecto (masculine) a long haul (to success, victory) un camino largo y difícil (lit: long journey) un trayecto largo in o over the long/short haul (American English/inglés norteamericano) a largo/corto plazo 1.2 (pull) tirón (masculine), jalón (masculine) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur)
haul offverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] armarse de valor
haul upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (summon) I was hauled up before the court me llevaron a juicio she was hauled up before her boss tuvo que ir a rendirle cuentas al jefe he was hauled up on a fraud charge le entablaron juicio por fraude 1.2 (reprimand) (British English/inglés británico) llamarle la atención a I hauled him up about his manners a few times le llamé varias veces la atención sobre sus modales
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.