In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pull)tirar dejalar (de) Latin America Southern Cone
2(drag)arrastrara boy tugging a heavy suitcase along — un chico con una pesada maleta a rastras
1jalar ( de ) algo Latin America Southern Conejalar algo Latin America Southern Coneto tug at sth — tirar de algo
- to tug on sth — darle / pegarle un tirón a algo
- he tugged at my sleeve — me jaló la manga
1(pull)tirón masculinejalón masculine Latin America Southern Coneto give sth a tug — darle / pegarle un jalón a algo Latin America Southern Cone
- she still felt the tug of her native land — todavía le tiraba su tierra
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