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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.
to pull at
exp.
tug 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
Puedes jalar el gatillo cuando quieras. [Chuckles] You can pull my trigger any time.
Sólo tienes que jalar el gatillo. All you got to do is pull the trigger.
Y empezamos a jalar puertas apenas llegamos. We start pulling doors right after we got here.
Realmente soy capaz de jalar el gatillo. I am quite capable of pulling this trigger.
No sólo quieres jalar el gatillo. You don't just want to pull a trigger.
Su voluntad para jalar el gatillo lo hace uno de los nuestros. Your willingness to pull the trigger makes you one of us.
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