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wrench

verb uk   /rentʃ/ us  
[T + adv/prep] to pull and twist something suddenly or violently away from a fixed position: The photographer tripped over a lead, wrenching a microphone from its stand. The phone had been wrenched from/off the wall. The ball was wrenched out of his grasp by another player. His hands were tied but he managed to wrench himself free. [T] to twist part of your body badly, such as your arm or leg, and injure it: He wrenched his right shoulder during a game of hockey. [T usually passive] to suddenly take someone from people they love, causing them great unhappiness: At the age of eight, she was wrenched from her foster parents and sent to live with another family.

wrench

noun uk   /rentʃ/ us  

wrench noun (TOOL)

[C] mainly US a spanner, usually one that can be made larger or smaller for holding and turning objects of different sizes: an adjustable wrench
See also

wrench noun (PULL)

wrench noun (UNHAPPY FEELING)

[S] a feeling of unhappiness when you have to leave a person or place that you love: She found leaving home a real wrench.
Traducciones de “wrench”
en coreano (고정된 곳으로 부터 확) 떼어 내다…
en árabe يَنْتَزِع…
en francés arracher, (se) fouler…
en turco burkmak…
en italiano strappare…
en chino (tradicionál) 猛拉, 猛扭, 猛扯…
en ruso вывихнуть…
en polaco nadwerężyć, skręcić…
en español arrancar, torcer, luxar…
en portugués arrancar com puxão violento, arrebatar…
en alemán entwinden, verrenken…
en catalán arrencar…
en japonés ~をもぎ取る…
en chino (simplificado) 猛拉, 猛扭, 猛扯…
(Definition of wrench from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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