In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(movimiento)tughay que pegarle un tirón fuerte a la cuerda — you have to give the string a good hard pull / tug
- dale un tirón de orejas — tweak his ears for him
- me dio un tirón de pelo — he pulled my hair
- el autobús avanzaba a tirones — the bus jerked along
- de un tirón
- me arrancó la cadena de un tirón — he ripped the chain from my neck
- arráncate el esparadrapo de un tirón — pull the dressing off in one go
- hicimos el viaje de un tirón — we did the journey without stopping / in one go
- la leyó de un tirón — she read it at a single sitting / in one go
- dormí nueve horas de un tirón — I slept nine hours right / straight off
2(de un músculo)sufrió un tirón en la pierna derecha — he pulled a muscle in his right leg
- sentí un tirón en la espalda — I felt something pull in my back
3(forma de robo)le dieron un / el tirón — they snatched her bag
- le dieron un tirón y le robaron la cadena — they ripped her chain from her neck
- le robaron el bolso por el procedimiento del tirón — she had her bag snatched
4River Plate informal(buen trecho)→ tirada
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