Meaning of HAUL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ hɔ:l ]

v. & n. --v. 1 tr. pull or drag forcibly. 2 tr. transport by lorry, cart, etc. 3 intr. turn a ship's course. 4 tr. colloq. (usu. foll. by up) bring for reprimand or trial. --n. 1 the act or an instance of hauling. 2 an amount gained or acquired. 3 a distance to be traversed (a short haul). øhaul over the coals see COAL. [var. of HALE(2)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.