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pluck / tirón
 
pluck   [plʌk]
A. -noun
1. (=tug)   tirónoun (m)
2. (=courage)   valor (m),   ánimo (m)
(=guts)   agallas feminine plural
·it takes pluck to do that
·hace falta mucho valor para hacer eso
·he'noun got plenty of pluck
·tiene muchas agallas
·I didn't have the pluck to own up
·no tuve el valor para confesar
B. -transitive verb
[+fruit, flower]   literary   arrancar
[+bird]   desplumar
[+guitar]   pulsar,   puntear
·to pluck one'noun eyebrows
·depilarse las cejas
·the helicopter plucked him from the sea
·el helicóptero lo recogió del mar
·it'noun an idea I've just plucked out of the air
·es una idea que he tenido al vuelo
·he was plucked from obscurity to star in the show
·fue rescatado del anonimato para protagonizar el espectáculo
C. -intransitive verb
·to pluck at
·tirar de,   dar un tirónoun a
·to pluck at somebody'noun sleeve
·tirar a somebody, someone de la manga
 
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