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Translation of "pluck" - English-Spanish dictionary

pluck

verb   /plʌk/
to quickly pull something or someone from the place where they are sacar She plucked a business card from her pocket and handed it to him.
If you pluck a bird, you pull feathers from it desplumar She was plucking a chicken.
to remove hair from something depilar(se) She plucked her eyebrows.
If you pluck the strings of a musical instrument, you pull them with your fingers to make sounds. puntear
(Definition of pluck from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pluck

verb /plak/
to pull arrancar She plucked a grey/gray hair from her head He plucked at my sleeve.
to pull the feathers off (a chicken etc) before cooking it. desplumar
to pick (flowers etc). coger
to pull hairs out of (eyebrows) in order to improve their shape. depilar (las cejas)
to pull and let go (the strings of a musical instrument) puntear He gently plucked the strings of his guitar.
plucky adjective ( comparative pluckier, superlative pluckiest)
courageous valiente a plucky young fellow.
pluckily adverb
valientemente
pluckiness noun
valentía
pluck up (the) courage/energy etc
to gather up one’s courage etc (to do something) armarse de valor She plucked up (the) courage to ask a question.
(Definition of pluck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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