yank in Portuguese
"Ayuh, stove-gas," John agreed. He stepped into his boat, grabbed the Evinrude's starter-cord, gave it a yank.
And there stood Britain all the while, watching her precious customers turn to the hated Yanks.
Bosch moved in behind him and yanked the gun out of his pants.
Every time I see someone using a leaf blower, I feel like yanking it from his hands and breaking it into a thousand pieces.
He felt Tom's delicate, long-fingered hands yanking at his arm.
He opened the door and yanked me out, sending another wave of pain through my arms.
He was grinning at her, and with one quick, hard yank her zipper was broken, her hips free.
He yanked the tie on Roland's swag-bag, then walked toward the door at the back, the one marked employees only.
Henchick uttered a single word, one so guttural it sounded like something yanked from a mud flat.
He yanked the ax to his shoulder and turned to the woman.