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arracher  


      vt  
     [+page de livre]   to pull out, to tear out  
[+page de bloc]  
to tear off  
  [+affiche]  
to pull down  
  [+masque]  
to pull off  
Arrachez la page.      Tear the page out.  
arracher qch à qn      to snatch sth from sb  
     (fig)   to wring sth out of sb, to wrest sth from sb  
     [+légume]   to lift  
  [+herbe, souche]  
to pull up  
Elle a arraché les mauvaises herbes.      She pulled up the weeds., She did the weeding.  
     [+partie du corps]  
[explosion]  
to blow off  
[accident]  
to tear off  
Le dentiste m'a arraché une dent.      The dentist pulled one of my teeth out.  
se faire arracher une dent      to have a tooth out, to have a tooth pulled   (USA)     
     (fig)  
arracher la victoire      to snatch victory  
arracher qn à qch        [+solitude, rêverie]   to drag sb out of sth  
  [+famille]   to tear sb away from sth, to wrench sb away from sth  


arracher (s')  
      vpr/réfl  
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(=partir)  

s'arracher de        [+lieu]   to tear o.s. away from  
      vpr/vt  
s'arracher les cheveux      to pull one's hair out  
     (fig)   to tear one's hair out  
      vpr/récip   (=acheter)   to snap up  
On s'arrache son dernier disque.      His new record is being snapped up.  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
arracher v.
tear away (vt.) ; extract (vt.)

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to tear o.s. away from
v.
snatch the ball
[sport]
v.
draw a smile ; manage to get somebody to smile ;
exp.
to snatch victory
exp.
to wrench sb away from sth
exp.
to wring sth out of sb
[Fig.]
exp.
to wrest sth from sb
[Fig.]
exp.
to tear one's hair out
[Fig.]
exp.
to pull one's hair out
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