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Definition: to lift, tear out/off, pull up/out; to snatch

Qui va arracher les mauvaises herbes ? - Who's going to pull out the weeds?

Il a arraché quelques pages de mon livre - He tore some pages out of my book.

Le voleur m'a arraché mon sac à main - The thief snatched my purse.

Related: l'arrachage - lifting, uprooting, extracting; un arraché (sports) - snatch; un arrache-clou - nail wrench; l'arrachement - wrench, tearing; arrache-pied (adv) - relentlessly

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