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to tug at sb's sleeve

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  • tug — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, hard, sharp ▪ All it needed was a good tug. ▪ firm ▪ gentle, little …   Collocations dictionary

  • sleeve — noun 1 piece of clothing that covers arm ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ left, right ▪ full, wide ▪ three quarter (esp. A …   Collocations dictionary

  • tug — [[t]tʌ̱g[/t]] tugs, tugging, tugged 1) VERB If you tug something or tug at it, you give it a quick and usually strong pull. [V at n] A little boy came running up and tugged at his sleeve excitedly... [V n] She kicked him, tugging his thick hair.… …   English dictionary

  • tug — 01. The little dog was [tugging] at its leash, trying to get away. 02. We felt the fish [tug] the line, and then suddenly, it was gone. 03. The kitten [tugged] at my shoe lace. 04. I felt a [tug] at my sleeve and turned around to see an old… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • tug — tug1 [tʌg] v past tense and past participle tugged present participle tugging 1.) [I and T] to pull with one or more short, quick pulls ▪ The woman gently tugged his arm. tug at/on something ▪ Joe was tugging at her sleeve. 2.) [T always +… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tug — v. & n. v. (tugged, tugging) 1 tr. & (foll. by at) intr. pull hard or violently; jerk (tugged it from my grasp; tugged at my sleeve). 2 tr. tow (a ship etc.) by means of a tugboat. n. 1 a hard, violent, or jerky pull (gave a tug on the rope). 2 a …   Useful english dictionary

  • tug — 1 verb tugged, tugging (I, T) also tug at to pull with one or more short, quick pulls: She kept tugging insistently at Alan s sleeve. 2 noun (C) 1 also tug boat / / a small strong boat used for pulling or guiding ships into a port, up a river etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tug at — phr verb Tug at is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑grin Tug at is used with these nouns as the object: ↑beard, ↑rein, ↑sleeve …   Collocations dictionary

  • tug on — phr verb Tug on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑rein, ↑sleeve …   Collocations dictionary

  • tug — 1. verb 1) Ben tugged at her sleeve Syn: pull (at), pluck, tweak, twitch, jerk, wrench; catch hold of, yank (at) 2) she tugged him toward the door Syn: drag, pull, lug …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tug — verb 1) Ben tugged at her sleeve Syn: pull, pluck, tweak, twitch, jerk, catch hold of; informal yank 2) she tugged him towards the door Syn: drag, pull, lug, draw, haul …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary


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