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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tirar)pull vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 No jales la puerta, mejor empújala.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (atraer, acercar)pull, draw vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La jaló hacía él para darle un beso.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (arrastrar, mover)pull, haul, drag vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Seis perros pueden jalar el trineo.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (funcionar)work viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Hace años que ya no jala mi tocadiscos.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (inhalar)inhale vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  draw vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Jaló el humo del cigarrillo violentamente buscando relajarse.
 He deeply inhaled the smoke of his cigarette, trying to calm his nerves.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (beber alcohol)drink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (drinking)guzzle viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Estuvieron jalando toda la noche.
jalar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). AmL, coloq (trabajar)work viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Estábamos jalando en una fábrica de sillas.
jalarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (apresurarse)run, hurry, rush, dash viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (colloq)hotfoot it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Jálate a la casa rápido y tráeme las llaves.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
halar,
jalar
vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
AmL, excepto Ur., CL, AR (traer hacia sí)pull vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: En América Latina, a excepción del Cono Sur, se usa más "jalar" que "halar".
 ¿No sabes leer? La puerta dice "hale", no "empuje".
 Don't you know how to read? The door says "pull," not "push."
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms:
jalar | halar
SpanishEnglish
jalar de la cadena,
tirar de la cadena
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
informal (del inodoro)flush the toilet v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Note: Los retretes actuales cuentan con palanca o botón de descarga.
jalar el pelo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). literal (tirar del cabello) (figurative)pull [sb]'s leg v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  tease [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
jalar las orejas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). AmL, coloquial (reprender a alguien)give somebody a dressing down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK: colloquial)give [sb] a ticking off v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  reprimand, scold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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