jalar translation | Spanish-English dictionary



a       vt  
1      (LAm)   (=tirar de)   to pull  
  (tb Náut)    to haul
no le jales el pelo      don't pull his hair  
2      (Méx)  
*   (=llevar)   to pick up, give a lift to
3      (LAm, Pol)   to draw, attract, win
4      (LAm)   (=trabajar)   to work hard at
5      (Andes, Caribe)  
*   (=hacer)   to make, do, perform
6      (Esp)  
*   (=comer)   to eat
b       vi  
1      (LAm)   (=tirar)   to pull  
jalar de      to pull at, tug at  
2      (Méx)  
*   eso le jala      she's big on that *  , she's a fan of that  
3      (LAm)   (=irse)   to go off  
jalar para su casa      to go off home  
4      (CAm, Méx)  
to be courting
5      (LAm)   (=trabajar)   to work hard
6      (Andes)  
to flunk *  , fail
7      (Méx)   (=exagerar)   to exaggerate
8    **   (=correr)   to run
9      (Méx)   (=tener influencia)   to have pull *  
10      (Andes)  
**   (=fumar)   to smoke dope *  
c    jalarse      vpr  
1      (LAm)   (=irse)   to go off
2      (LAm)   (=emborracharse)   to get drunk
3      (CAm)  
to be courting
4    ***   (=masturbarse)   to wank ***  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

jalear, jaral, jalador, jalarse

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to pull at
tug at
to go off home
'jalar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
tirar de {or} jalar algo
tirar {or} jalar de los pelos a algn
tirar {or} jalar algo (con violencia {or} fuerza)
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"jalar": examples and translations in context
Ningún perro puede jalar 500 kilos. Ah, no dog can pull 1,000 pounds.
Me gustaría jalar de nuevo y sostenerla. Sometimes I like to pull the thing back and hold it.
- Deja de jalar de mi chaqueta. And you can stop pulling my coat.
Sobre todo cuando hay que jalar el gatillo. Especially when it comes to pulling the trigger.
Ésta es la parte que se debe jalar. There's that piece of paper you have to pull off.
Y no pude jalar el gatillo. I am not able to pull off the assignment.
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