yank away



yank someone or something away (from someone or something)

to jerk someone or something away from someone or something. He yanked his hand away from the fire. Please yank away that rug from the fire before it gets burned.
See also: away, yank

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Abihuə-BIE-hyoo (English)Biblical
CruzKROOTH (Spanish), KROOS (Latin American Spanish), KROOSH (Portuguese)Spanish, Portuguese
Manuelmah-NWEL (Spanish), man-oo-EL (Portuguese), MAHN-oo-el (German)Spanish, Portuguese, German, English, Italian, French, Romanian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Surendra-Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Nepali
Elektra-Greek Mythology
Asha (2)-Eastern African, Swahili