haul
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haul(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to transport)
a. transportar
The trucker is hauling a load of cabbage from the farm to the market.El camionero está transportando una carga de repollo de la granja al mercado.
b. acarrear
Casey hauled his apple harvest to the farmers' market.Casey acarreó su cosecha de manzanas al mercado de agricultores.
2. (to drag)
a. arrastrar
A man tried to rob a grocery store, but some customers caught him and hauled him to the police.Un hombre intentó robar un supermercado, pero unos clientes lo atraparon y lo arrastraron a la policía.
b. tirar
The draft horses hauled the carriage around the city.Los caballos de tiro tiraron el carruaje por todo la ciudad.
c. jalar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We used ropes and tarps to haul the beached whale back into the ocean.Usamos sogas y lonas para jalar la ballena varada en el océano.
d. sacar de (used with "out of")
Toby's mom hauled him out of bed and told him to go to school.La mamá de Toby lo sacó de la cama y le dijo que se fuera a la escuela.
e. llevarse de (used with "away")
Three thieves hauled a pickup away from a dealership last night.Tres ladrones se llevaron una camioneta de una agencia automotriz anoche.
f. subir (used with "up")
The firemen went to the well and hauled the injured boy up with a rope.Los bomberos fueron al pozo y subieron al niño herido con una soga.
g. llevar a (used with "off")
We collected lots of old magazines and hauled them off to the recycling center.Juntamos montones de revistas viejas y las llevamos al centro de reciclado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (distance)
a. el trecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sebastian has to drive a long haul from Los Angeles to Miami.Sebastián tiene que manejar un largo trecho desde Los Ángeles a Miami.
b. el trayecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The flight from DC to Toronto is only a short haul.El vuelo de DC a Toronto es un trayecto corto.
4. (time)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el plazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Running protects your brain over the short and long haul.Correr protege el cerebro a corto y a largo plazo.
b. el camino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ximena thought she'd be with Frank for the long haul, but he left her after only six months.Ximena pensó que iba a estar con Frank por todo el camino, pero la dejó después de tan solo seis meses.
5. (things taken)
a. la redada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fish)
The chef went to the port to buy fish from this morning's haul.El chef fue al puerto para comprar pescado de la redada de esta mañana.
b. la captura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fish)
Jamie took in 100 pounds of fish in today's haul.Jamie sacó 100 libras de pescado en la captura de hoy.
c. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(stolen goods)
A group of burglars managed to escape from a house in Hudson with a haul of jewellery.Un grupo de ladrones logró escapar de una casa en Hudson con un botín de joyas.
d. el alijo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(confiscated goods)
Police found a 40 million dollar cocaine haul hidden in cigarette cartons.La policía encontró un alijo de cocaína por un valor de 40 millones de dólares oculto en cartones de cigarrillos.
e. el cargamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(confiscated goods)
A man was arrested after a haul of weapons was found in the truck he was driving.Un hombre quedó detenido después de que se encontrara un cargamento de armas en el camión que manejaba.
6. (number of points or victories)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Fullback Turner had a haul of 20 points in yesterday's match.El fullback Turner cosechó 20 puntos en el partido de ayer.
Jeff Stone took a haul of 5 medals in the recent County Swimming Championships.Jeff Stone se llevó 5 medallas en los recientes Campeonatos de Natación del Condado.
7. (act of hauling)
a. el tirón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sailor lifted the anchor with a haul and the boat sailed away.El marinero levó el ancla de un tirón y el barco se alejó navegando.
b. el jalón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I gave a haul on the line but the fish managed to escape.Le di un jalón al sedal pero el pez logró escaparse.
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haul
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fish caught)
a. la captura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (loot, of stolen goods)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of drugs)
a. el alijo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (colloquial)
a. (journey)
it's a long haulhay un tirón
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (pull)
a. arrastrar
6. (colloquial)
a.
he was hauled in for questioningse lo llevaron para interrogarlo
7. (colloquial)
a.
to haul somebody over the coalsechar una reprimenda or
she was hauled up before the headmasterla llevaron al despacho del director
8. (transport)
a. transportar
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haul [hɔːl]
noun
1 (act of pulling) tirón (m); jalón (m); (LAm)on de
2 (distance) recorrido (m); trayecto (m)
the long haul between London and Glasgow
it's a long haul hay mucho trecho; hay una buena tirada (informal); revitalizing the economy will be a long haul hay por delante un largo trecho hasta conseguir revitalizar la economía; over the long haul a largo plazo
3 (amount taken) [of fish] redada (f); (financial) ganancia (f); (from robbery etc) botín (m); (arms haul, drugs haul) alijo (m)
the thieves made a good haul los ladrones obtuvieron un cuantioso botín
transitive verb
1 (drag) [+heavy object] arrastrar; jalar; (LAm)
he hauled himself to his feet se puso en pie con gran esfuerzo; they hauled me out of bed at five o'clock in the morning me sacaron de la cama a las cinco de la mañana; he was hauled before the manager tuvo que presentarse al gerente
2 (transport) transportar; acarrear
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