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You can't help but sympathise with some of the moaning drivers as their cars are towed away. The Sun (2016)If the mechanism fails while locked, you have to have the car towed as well as repaired. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When her truck is parked in the wrong place and towed away she faces a $300 bill to get it back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These barges were often towed by horses or mules from footpaths on the shore. America Past and Present (1995)We had to get towed or she would sink. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The only problem was they towed the car away. The Sun (2011)You need to have it towed away or the key now. The Sun (2006)They waited and the car got towed by another car to the farm. The Sun (2011) Vehicles were also towed away and arrests made. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were being towed along inch by inch across the floor of the mosque. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Chefs will tell you that fishing with lines towed behind small boats delivers the best quality fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Burning barges were being towed out to sea. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It caused traffic congestion in the area and council workers were called to tow the car out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We do not realise his car was towed away that morning. The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)The aircraft had been involved in another accident while towing a banner four years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The explosives were defused and the vehicle was towed to a safe location. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Racing along a beach towing a surfer? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This would not include you getting his vehicle towed away. The Sun (2015)Then gently, he backed his ship away and towed them all clear. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)Instead, they get a tow into position from a jet ski. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The ship was towed back and beached at Redcar. The Sun (2012)The boat was towed into port and the shore team is now waiting for the arrival of ultrasound equipment to assess the damage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The car being towed in front is a Toyota. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Think of it as a towing vehicle and you're likely to be happier with its capabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ship was towed away amid fears its 27 tonnes of diesel could cause an eco disaster. The Sun (2013)The lake in the park has a huge cable tow system so you don't need an individual boat to try the sport. The Sun (2009)I had to tuck back in behind again and get the tow off him and was able to get him into turn one. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'tow'
British English: tow VERB
If one vehicle tows another, it pulls it along behind it.
He had been using the vehicle to tow his work trailer.
Definition of tow from the Collins English Dictionary
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