Translation of arracher in English:

arracher

Pronunciation: /aʀaʃe/

vt

  • 2arracher à qn to snatch [sth] from sb [bag, victory] to extract [sth] from sb [promise] to get [sth] from sb [smile]
  • 3arracher qn à to uproot sb from [home] to drag sb away from [work] to rouse sb from [thoughts] to rescue sb from [poverty]

v refl (+ v être) (s'arracher)

  • 1arracher qch to fight over sth
  • 2s'arracher à to rouse oneself from [thoughts] to tear oneself away from [work]

Idioms

c'est à s'arracher les cheveux!

[fam], it's enough to make you tear your hair out!

arracher les yeux à or de qn

to scratch sb's eyes out

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