French translation of 'yank'
coup m sec
to give sth a yank tirer d’un coup sec sur qch
[rope, cord] tirer d’un coup sec
to yank sth open ouvrir qch d’un coup sec
She yanked open the drawer. Elle ouvrit le tiroir d’un coup sec.
Phrasal verbsyank out
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In the end I was yanked off to make way for some other deluded driver fresh from the racetrack.The Sun (2011)
The past is being yanked up to date.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I saw one resident cry out in pain as she was yanked onto her pillow.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: yank VERB
If you yank someone or something, you pull them hard.
She yanked open the drawer.
Translation of yank from the Collins English to French Dictionary