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yank

verb [T]  /jæŋk/ us  
to pull something forcefully with a quick movement: They yanked open the screen door to run into the kitchen for cookies.
yank
noun [C]  /jæŋk/ us  
She gave a yank to the reins and the horse stopped.
Translations of “yank”
in Spanish tirón…
in French secousse…
in German der Ruck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛拉, 猛拽, 突然除掉…
in Russian дергать…
in Turkish asılmak, çekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛拉, 猛拽, 突然除掉…
in Polish szarpać…
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