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tow sth away

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with tow   /təʊ/ us    /toʊ/
to lift a vehicle that has been parked illegally onto an official truck and take it to a place from which you have to pay to collect it: You're not allowed to park here - your car will be towed away .
Translations of “tow sth away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖走(違規停放的車輛)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖走(违章停放的车辆)…
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