There are 2 translations of tug in Spanish:

tug1

Pronunciation: /tʌg/

vt (-gg-)

  • 1.1 (pull) [sleeve/cord] tirar de, jalar (de) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur)
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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 [Nautical/Náutica] remolcar*

vi (-gg-)

  • to tug at sth tirar de algo, jalar (de) algo (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) he tugged at my sleeve me tiró de la manga, me jaló la manga (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) to tug on sth darle* or pegarle* un tirón a algo, jalar algo (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur)

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 2 translations of tug in Spanish:

tug2

n

  • 1 (pull) tirón (m), jalón (m) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) to give sth a tug tirar de algo, jalar (de) algo (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) , darle* or pegarle* un tirón a algo, darle* or pegarle* un jalón a algo (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) 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 pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.