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"tug" in British English

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tugverb [I or T]

uk   /tʌɡ/ us   /tʌɡ/ -gg-

tugnoun [C]

uk   /tʌɡ/ us   /tʌɡ/
  • tug noun [C] (BOAT)

also tugboat, a boat with a powerful engine that can change direction easily and is used to pull large ships into and out of port
(Definition of tug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tugverb [I/T]

us   /tʌɡ/ -gg-
to pull something quickly with force or effort: [T] We tugged the sled up the hill. [I] He had to tug hard.
noun [C] us   /tʌɡ/
She felt a tug at her sleeve.
(Definition of tug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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