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Spanish translation of “tug”

tug

verb /taɡ/ (past tense, past participle tugged)
to pull (something) sharply and strongly
tirar (de), dar un estirón
He tugged (at) the door but it wouldn’t open.
tug-boat noun a small boat with a very powerful engine, for towing larger ships.
remolcador
tug-of-war noun a competition in which two people or teams pull at opposite ends of a rope, trying to pull their opponents over a centre line.
juego de la cuerda; (fig) lucha del tira y afloja
(Definition of tug from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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