French translation of 'tug'
1. (also: tug boat) remorqueur m
2. (= pull)
I felt a tug at my sleeve. Je sentis qu’on me tirait par la manche.
to give sth a tug tirer sur qch
Bobby gave her hair a tug. Bobby tira ses cheveux en arrière.
Phrasal verbstug at
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Example Sentences Including 'tug'
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And their rhythmic drive was tugged back here and there just enough to make the finale tingle with zest.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He raised his arms higher in a gesture of surrender and as his fingertips brushed against the cotton sheet, he grabbed hold and tugged hard.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If ballet demands that you defy gravity, contemporary dance tugs you back to the floor.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It wants you to feel the cold tug of melancholy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
One feels the tug at musical language and our heartstrings.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
With the mood often awkwardly upbeat, Stars struggle to retain the strong emotional tug of much of their previous work.The Sun (2012)
All three are massive, each accompanied by a different emotional tug.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But no one wins in this tug of love.The Sun (2015)
He tugged us away from the bodies.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Last night three tug boats were on standby to attempt to haul the vessel free.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She likes tugging ropes as well.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She was surrounded by tug boats.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Surely the only necks you can breathe down in a tug of war are those of your own side?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That being that you tugged her hair and walked past her,' the judge said.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The pain was getting worse as they tugged and pulled at my nerves.The Sun (2015)
There is always a major battle and the poor innocent is involved in a tug of love.The Sun (2009)
He then tugged him away on his lead and chain and kicked him over and over until he stopped.Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)
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'tug' in Other Languages
British English: tug VERB
If you tug something or tug at it, you give it a quick and usually strong pull.
A little boy came running up and tugged at his sleeve excitedly.
Translation of tug from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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