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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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 rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.