There are 2 main translations of yank in Spanish:

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yank

American English: /jæŋk/
British English: /jaŋk/

transitive verb

  • 1 (tug)
    (rope)
    tirar de
    jalar de (Latin America except Southern Cone)
    he yanked the drawer right out
    sacó el cajón de un tirón
    Example sentences
    • Two steps and he was at my side, his hand wrapped in my hair, yanking my face up to him.
    • He grabbed the back of my head, weaving his fingers in my hair and then yanked my head up.
    • As Jimmy reached me, he pulled my hair, yanking my head back as he placed the gun to my neck.
  • 2 (withdraw)
    (American English) [colloquial]

intransitive verb

  • to yank at/on something
    tirar or (Latin America except Southern Cone) jalar de algo
    she yanked at my hair
    me tiró or (Latin America except Southern Cone) me jaló del pelo
    he yanked on the rope
    tiró or (Latin America except Southern Cone) jaló de la cuerda

noun

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There are 2 main translations of yank in Spanish:

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Yank
American English: /jæŋk/
British English: /jaŋk/

noun

  • (British English) [colloquial] [often pej] Yankee 1 3
    Example sentences
    • The American at home is the opposite of the Yank abroad: helpful, charming and painfully sincere.
    • Help Britain keep up with America; as usual, the Yanks got her first after our A & R men refused her a deal.
    • It's like the Yanks and the Canadians - not much love lost there.
    Example sentences
    • Wonder what it will be like to have a few of those Yanks here with us.
    • The new, US-supported Georgian government has given the green light for the Yanks to stay.
    • So the game ends, the Yanks are swept by the Mets and dad tells us that he put a new flag up in front of the house to replace my mother's Yankee flag.

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