Commentary: Includes: TUG AT
The prisoner tugged at the chains.
This movie tugs at the heart strings.
Each oar was tugged by several men.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 6
We have to tug a little to make the deadline!
She is tugging away at her thesis.
She tugged and wrestled with her conflicts.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 7
I tugged the freighter into the harbour.
You'll have to tug this suitcase up the stairs.
The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4, 5