There are 2 translations of yank in Spanish:

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yank

Pronunciation: /jæŋk/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (tug) [rope] tirar de, jalar de (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) 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/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], retirar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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

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There are 2 translations of yank in Spanish:

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Yank

Pronunciation: /jæŋk/

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [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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