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jalar

  
a       vt  
1      (LAm)   (=tirar de)   to pull  
(=arrastrar)  
  (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)  
[novios]  
to be courting
5      (LAm)   (=trabajar)   to work hard
6      (Andes)  
**  
[estudiante]  
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)  
*  
[novios]  
to be courting
4    ***   (=masturbarse)   to wank ***  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

jalear, jaral, jalador, jalarse

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
tug at
exp.
to pull at
exp.
to go off home
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'jalar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
tirar de {or} jalar algo
exp.
tirar {or} jalar de los pelos a algn
exp.
tirar {or} jalar algo (con violencia {or} fuerza)
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"jalar": examples and translations in context
Construyó su ejercito, y ahora quiere jalar del gatillo. Built his army, and now he wants to pull the trigger.
Quizás si lo vuelvo a jalar baje. Maybe if I pull it again, it will go down.
Evitamos jalar y solo esperamos a que los prefectos se cansaran solos. Avoid pulling and just wait for the prefects to tire themselves.
Lo estropeaste al "jalar el cable". You messed it up by pulling the plug.
Los vamos a jalar a nuestra estela. We'll pull you into our wake.
En verdad podría jalar el gatillo. He might actually pull this trigger.
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