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    Feel the tug of ...

    I think I understand what this expression means, but I am not completely sure. How would you understand a sentence like "the traditional community felt the tug of modern life"?

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    Re: Feel the tug of ...

    It attracted them. (On an etymological note, tractors also tug.)

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