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zupfen

Translation of zupfen in English:

intransitives Verb

  • an etwas (Dat.) zupfen
    pluck or pull at something
    sich (Dat.) am Ohrläppchen zupfen
    pull [at] one's ear lobe
    an einer Gitarre/an den Saiten zupfen
    pluck a guitar/the strings

transitives Verb

  • 1etwas aus/von usw. etwas zupfen
    pull something out of/from etc. something
    sie zupfte ihm ein paar Fusseln vom Pullover
    she pulled or picked a few pieces of fluff off his pullover
  • 4jemanden am Ärmel/Bart zupfen
    pull or tug [at] somebody's sleeve/beard

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