Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

trek in English:

1. pull pull


After it rains and the ground is damp, it's easier to pull weeds.
Horses used to pull road-rollers, but the steamroller arrived with the invention of the steam engine.
Don't pull.
The operation was really touch and go there for awhile but the doctor thinks he'll pull through.
If we all pull together we should be able to get the country out of the mess it's in.
Traditionally on April 1st, people pull pranks on each other.
If I get a good mark, I can pull off an A in biology.
Since the favorite and his rival were running against each other a dark horse like him was able to pull out in front.
From time to time, a proposal to pull down a much-loved old building to make room for a new block of flats, raises a storm of angry protest.
Look, if push comes to shove I have no doubt she'll pull rank on you to get her way.
About the wedding ... It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be the main attraction, so instead of doing it on a shoestring, why not pull out all the stops and make a great show of it?
How did you pull off that agreement?
leaning back against the pull; the pull of the moon; the pull of the current
He looks like James Dean, no wonder he pulls all the ladies.

English word "trek"(pull) occurs in sets:

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2. attract attract


Negative electrons attract positive electrons.
Flowers are often brightly-coloured to attract bees and other insects.
They attract customers by offering high-quality goods.
fleets attracted
They say that opposites attract.
After business came to a halt, many bathhouses added new facilities, such as saunas and exercise equipment, in an effort to attract customers.
There's nothing here that could attract those bees.
The museum attracts more than 300,000 visitors a year
a campaign to attract more visitors to West Virginia
I put seeds, cheese and nuts in the garden to attract the birds.
The festival attracts crowds every year.
How can we attract people to buy our product?
We hope that our additional services will attract new customers.
employers need to attract and retain woman
If I was left alone on the elevator at four in the morning, I'd shout to attract the neighbors' attention.

English word "trek"(attract) occurs in sets:

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