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
Y que un miembro de la fraternidad falló al jalar el gatillo. At matter fraternity member had failed to pull the trigger.
Es un poco pequeña para jalar su carro. He's a bit small to pull your can't.
Sobre todo cuando hay que jalar el gatillo. Especially when it comes to pulling the trigger.
Nadie me dijo que tendríamos que jalar. No one told me there'd be pulling.
No tuvo las agallas para jalar del gatillo. He didn't have the stones to pull the trigger.
- O... puedes simplemente jalar el gatillo sin montar el martillo. - Or... You can just pull the trigger without cocking the hammer back.
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