There are 2 translations of tug in Spanish:

tug1

Pronunciation: /tʌg/

vt (-gg-)

  • 1.1 (pull) [sleeve/cord] tirar de, jalar (de) (AmL exc CS)
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    • It stuck like glue and no matter how hard he tugged it, it just wouldn't budge.
    • He murmured, gently tugging my arm and pulling me into his lap.
    • Slowly and steadily I reel it in, remembering Glyn's advice not to tug the hook too suddenly.
    1.2 (drag) arrastrar a boy tugging a heavy suitcase along un chico con una pesada maleta a rastras
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    • Recently, the ship was tugged back to the Steel yard and covered with a tarp for the winter where it will begin renovations.
    • He said the ship was being tugged to a shipwrecking yard when the tugboat's cables broke and high tides pushed the tanker to shallow water where it ran aground.
    1.3 [Naut] remolcar*

vi (-gg-)

  • to tug at sth tirar de algo, jalar (de) algo (AmL exc CS) he tugged at my sleeve me tiró de la manga, me jaló la manga (AmL exc CS) to tug on sth darle* or pegarle* un tirón a algo, jalar algo (AmL exc CS)

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of tug in Spanish:

tug2

n

  • 1 (pull) tirón (m), jalón (m) (AmL exc CS) to give sth a tug tirar de algo, jalar (de) algo (AmL exc CS) , darle* or pegarle* un tirón a algo, darle* or pegarle* un jalón a algo (AmL exc CS) she still felt the tug of her native land todavía le tiraba su tierra
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    • I took the edge of the blanket and gave it a hard tug pulling the whole thing off the bed.
    • He began drawing a detailed picture of an angel when a sudden tug on his shoulders nearly made him fall off the bench.
    • About 5 minutes later I felt a hard tug, and started reeling in the fish.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.