English translation of 'puxar'
1. to pull
2. (sacar) to pull out
3. (assunto) to bring up
4. (conversa) to strike up
5. (briga) to pick
puxar de uma perna to limp
puxar a to take after
puxar por (alunos etc) to push
uma coisa puxa a outra one thing leads to another
os paulistas puxam pelo esse the s is very pronounced in São Paulo
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'puxar' in Other Languages
British English: pull /pʊl/ VERB
When you pull something, you hold it and move it towards you.
I helped pull him out of the water.
Pull as hard as you can.
- American English: pull
- Arabic: يَجْذِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: puxar
- Chinese: 拉
- Croatian: izvući
- Czech: táhnout
- Danish: trække
- Dutch: trekken naar zich toe, verwijderen
- European Spanish: tirar jalar
- Finnish: vetää
- French: tirer amener vers soi
- German: ziehen
- Greek: τραβώ
- Italian: tirare
- Japanese: 引く
- Korean: ...을 잡아당기다
- Norwegian: trekke
- Polish: pociągnąć
- European Portuguese: puxar
- Romanian: a trage
- Russian: тянуть
- Spanish: tirar estirar o extender
- Swedish: dra
- Thai: ดึง
- Turkish: çekmek
- Ukrainian: тягти
- Vietnamese: kéo
British English: haul VERB
If you haul something which is heavy or difficult to move, you move it using a lot of effort.
A crane had to be used to haul the car out of the stream.
British English: heave VERB
If you heave something heavy or difficult to move somewhere, you push, pull, or lift it using a lot of effort.
It took five strong men to heave the statue up a ramp and lower it into place.
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 puxar from the Collins Portuguese to English
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