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yank

informal
1 verb pull sharply
INTRANSITIVEsrac verb  c m utarraing verb  c m uto yank on sth rud a shracadh, rud a tharraingtdon't yank at the lead ná bí ag sracadh na héille
TRANSITIVEsrac verb  c m utarraing verb  c m ushe yanked the receipt out of my hand shrac sí an admháil as mo lámhthe rope was yanked tight teannadh an rópa de shracadhthe tooth was yanked out stoitheadh an fhiacail
2 verb remove hurriedly TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ubain verb  c m uthe show was yanked off the air baineadh an seó den aer go prasshe got a yellow card and was promptly yanked off fuair sí cárta buí agus tarraingíodh den pháirc láithreach í
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3 noun sharp pullsracadh  c m utarraingt fem  c m uto give sth a yank sracadh a bhaint as rud, tarraingt a bhaint as rud
phrases

to yank sb's chain

1 informal provoke sbduine a shaighdeadhduine a ghriogadh 2 informal mislead sbbheith ag séideadh faoi dhuinebheith ag sacadh faoi dhuine

Yank

noun informalPoncán masc1  c m u

Yankee

1 (also very informal Yank) noun AmericanPoncán masc1  c m u 2 noun TELECOM, TV-RAD in radio transmissionsYankee foreign