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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
***
'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
Tengo que jalar una cuerda para encender mi podadora. I have to pull a ripcord to start my lawn mower.
MINDBODY le permite jalar fácilmente direcciones de correo electrónico y enviarles una promoción especializada para recuperar sus negocios. MINDBODY lets you easily pull email addresses and send a specialized promotion to regain their business.
Realmente soy capaz de jalar el gatillo. I am quite capable of pulling this trigger.
Nadie me dijo que tendríamos que jalar. No one told me there'd be pulling.
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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