transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to wrest sth
fromsb arrancarle* algo aalgn I wrested the knife from him o his grasp le arrebaté or le arranqué el cuchillo de las manos they tried to wrest the secret out of her intentaron arrancarle el secreto they wrested a living from o out of the infertile soil [literary/literario] extraían su subsistencia de la tierra yerma [literary/literario]
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Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937.