- 1.1 (pull) [sleeve/cord] tirar de, jalar (de) (AmL exc CS)More example sentences1.2 (drag) arrastrar a boy tugging a heavy suitcase along un chico con una pesada maleta a rastras
More example sentences1.3 [Naut] remolcar*
- 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.
- 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 (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 tierraMore example sentences
- 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.
- 2tug (boat) [Naut] remolcador (m)