jalar

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From halar.

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jalar ‎(first-person singular present jalo, first-person singular preterite jalé, past participle jalado)

  1. (transitive) to pull
  2. (transitive, familiar) to draw (in); to attract
    El circo jala a todos los hijos del pueblo. — "The circus draws all the town's children."
    Las dramatizaciones lo jalan. — "The plays appeal to him."
  3. (intransitive) to pull (together)
  4. (intransitive, familiar) to hurry along; to get along
  5. (intransitive, Mexico, familiar) to function properly; to be in working order

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