There are 2 main translations of yank in Spanish

: yank1Yank2

yank1

tirar de, v.

Pronunciation /jæŋk//jaŋk/

transitive verb

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    (tug)
    (rope) tirar de
    (rope) jalar de Southern Cone Latin America
    he yanked the drawer right out sacó el cajón de un tirón
    • Xanadu's head was yanked back by her hair and a knife was pressed to her throat.
    • One long green arm whipped out, yanking the machete from her grasp and hurling it aside.
    • I screamed with my hands on either side of my head, yanking my hair.
    • Next thing I know someone was yanking me on my arm, and pulling me out of my chair.
    • Instead I pulled at a strand of hair, yanking it until I felt a sharp pain.
    • I retort, setting the brush down on the counter and yanking my hair into a ponytail.
    • In a couple of strides, Sonrisa made her way to the door, yanking it open with force.
    • Reacting on instinct, I pulled at his arm, and yanking him back into position.
    • Maxwell himself came and took a handful of Demetre's hair, yanking his face up.
    • She hissed as turned back to Ashley, pulling so hard on her hair that it yanked a cry from her throat.
    • People are always yanking your hair or dressing you up in different clothes or pulling at your uniform.
    • His jaw clenched as he walked in two swift strides to the door and pulled it open, nearly yanking it off the hinges.
    • He grabbed the back of my head, weaving his fingers in my hair and then yanked my head up.
    • Before I could stand, he wrapped his fingers in my long hair and yanked me to my feet.
    • At first, he considered yanking her up and dragging her out, but that was too easy.
    • Two steps and he was at my side, his hand wrapped in my hair, yanking my face up to him.
    • It's no fun when you're yanked out of the pool against your will and then forced to get back into clothes and sit in your buggy.
    • His weight should have been yanking her hair out by the roots, but she didn't even look strained.
    • After yanking his fish in the boat with one pull, he turned to and asked if he could try the Predator.
    • As Jimmy reached me, he pulled my hair, yanking my head back as he placed the gun to my neck.
  • 2US informal

    (withdraw)
    retirar

intransitive verb

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    tirar
    jalar Southern Cone Latin America
    to yank at/on sth tirar de algo
    • she yanked at my hair me tiró del pelo
    • he yanked on the rope jaló de la cuerda

noun

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    tirón masculine
    jalón masculine Southern Cone Latin America
    give it a good yank dale un buen jalón Southern Cone Latin America
    • After yet more threats and a hard yank on the arm she walked out of her cell and was led to the Ceremony Room.
    • A simple yank on the bars timed to coincide with a pedal stroke is often sufficient to get things started.
    • I walked towards it cautiously and with a quick yank, pulled away the covers.
    • Eventually with a hefty yank and a banshee-like howl (from me, not Ian), the damn thing came out.
    • A sudden yank and that temporary feeling was gone, she was back on the bed in a daze.
    • With a hard yank from Bren, Pryce managed to flop across the horse's back on his stomach.
    • Madison inhales and holds her breath while Greta grabs the ends of the corset string and gives them a hard yank.
    • After a hard yank, it finally burst open and revealed a normal master bedroom.
    • The log upended there didn't split like it was suppose to and with an angry yank, Joe tried to pull the head free.
    • As if a rope from above were hooked to the bottom of the Dumpster, we spun upside down with a hard yank.
    • Paterson followed in to tie up the score, his mission criminally interrupted by a yank at his jersey as he prepared to seize and ground the ball.
    • China reached her hands out and grabbed my hair, giving it a hard yank.
    • A sudden yank, and she flew out of the water like a bird, being dragged up, and pulled over the railing.
    • Brion pulled him up with a swift yank and continued to walk as if nothing had happened.
    • I grabbed the snake by the neck, gave it a yank and put it straight into the bag.
    • For starters, grab your cap from the rear of the cap, place it over your knee and give a good hard yank.
    • Every single one gives it a yank before remembering about the new card.
    • With a quick yank, she pulled Shiloh in, and tied the rope to the fence.
    • With a quick yank, he struggled to get the gun out but proceeded to hit his assailant alongside the head with it still in the holster.
    • The two soldiers grinned at their prey and, with a sharp yank, the one on her left ripped the arrow out of her shoulder.

There are 2 main translations of yank in Spanish

: yank1Yank2

Yank2

yanqui, n.

Pronunciation /jaŋk//jæŋk/

noun

British
informal, derogatory

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    yanqui feminine
    • The Yanks seemed to have an endless supply of strange sweet stuff called candy and an even stranger substance called ‘gum’.
    • It's big, bold Americana; it's the booming glory of being a Yank.
    • The idea of the bully fits neatly with one of the most grotesquely enduring of all anti-American beliefs: that Americans are all dumb Yanks.
    • And they don't even have the excuse Sheena Easton has - Bellshill's former pop diva might be a wannabe Yank, but at least she has lived in America for years.
    • Boston should be fine for quite some time, just maybe not the Yanks.
    • It's worth the price of admission to hear Lambert Wilson as a cigar-wielding Yank tycoon whose excruciating American accent hilariously stomps all over the French language in heavy boots.
    • For a moment he looked baffled, ‘Good Lord no, it's to steal some decent rations from the Yanks.’
    • The American at home is the opposite of the Yank abroad: helpful, charming and painfully sincere.
    • Here, the Yanks we shared with were loud women who managed to chuck a McDonald's coffee cup out of the window while passing through the old docklands.
    • The inability of Americans like Gene to get the joke makes it quite difficult for me to sell the line here in London that not all Yanks come without irony detectors.
    • So the game ends, the Yanks are swept by the Mets and dad tells us that he put a new flag up in front of the house to replace my mother's Yankee flag.
    • The Hours, a great British film starring two Yanks and an Aussie
    • It's like the Yanks and the Canadians - not much love lost there.
    • The new, US-supported Georgian government has given the green light for the Yanks to stay.
    • Now, among nations, there is only America to fear, and it has never been difficult to get Britons to feel antagonistic towards the Yanks.
    • From people around me (not just the media) I heard my fair share of ‘you Yanks had it coming’.
    • I can't praise the ingenuity of the Yanks too highly here.
    • However, we save far more than our American brethren: the average Yank saves just one dollar of every $125 s/he earns.
    • Also, please do ignore these boorish Yanks who go about their business with flagrant disregard for military decorum and totally without charm.
    • I subsequently found a good number of thoughtful, articulate, intelligent, amusing, entertaining blogs by Yanks.
    • Okay, you Yanks don't have a great track record of remaking British classics, but this trailer for The Italian Job makes it look quite fun.
    • Wonder what it will be like to have a few of those Yanks here with us.
    • The City in particular has been revealed to be a place of probity and honour whose accountants couldn't be more different from the vulgar and grasping Yanks.
    • Help Britain keep up with America; as usual, the Yanks got her first after our A & R men refused her a deal.
    • The Yanks love almost everything about Scots and Scotland.