jalar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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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
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.
Nadie me dijo que tendríamos que jalar. No one told me there'd be pulling.
Después de terminar sus asuntos... presionan esto para jalar la cadena. After you finish your business, you press this to flush.
Usemos el baño todo el día sin jalar la cadena. Let's use the toilet all day and not flush it.
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