- to wrest something
fromsomebodyarrancarle algoI wrested the knife from him o his grasp aalguienle arrebaté or le arranqué el cuchillo de las manosthey tried to wrest the secret out of herintentaron arrancarle el secretothey wrested a living from o out of the infertile soil [literary]extraían su subsistencia de la tierra yerma [literary]Example sentences
- Jinx lunged forward, intent on grabbing her arm and wresting the glasses from her.
- Hobbs told investigators that Krystal pulled the knife to defend her friend, and he wrested it away.
- Their bodies twisted as each tried to wrest the weapon from the other's grasp.
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