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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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

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 merienda
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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more