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tow

verb [T]  /toʊ/ us  
to pull a car, boat, aircraft, etc., using a rope or a chain attached to another vehicle: The town tows abandoned cars and then fines their owners.

tow

noun [C]  /toʊ/ us  
the act of pulling someone's vehicle using a rope or chain attached to your vehicle: My car broke down and Bob gave me a tow.
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Translations of “tow”
in Korean (차나 배를) 끌다, 견인하다…
in Arabic يَجُرّ…
in French remorquer…
in Turkish (araba, tekne vb.) çekmek…
in Italian rimorchiare, trainare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖,拉,牽引(車、船等)…
in Russian буксировать…
in Polish holować…
in Spanish remolcar…
in Portuguese rebocar…
in German (ab-)schleppen…
in Catalan remolcar…
in Japanese (車や船など)をけん引する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖,拉,牵引(车、船等)…
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