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Old January 03, 2013, 01:12 PM
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Perder tirón

Perder tirón -- can somebody tell me what that means?
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I understand it as "lose pull" in the sense of "pull" as in "influence, as with persons able to grant favors".

Depending on the context, if you say that "007 va a perder tirón si cambian a Craig" you can say that the box office is going to go down... people will not feel as attracted to it...

(Do you have some context for this expression? Otherwise, what I am telling you should work...) Right?
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Your translation works. Thank you, JP.

I would have guessed that it meant to lose your turn, but your definition makes better sense.
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Great, Poli, glad to be of help!
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