Definition of 'drag'
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But he pulled her hand back down and dragged her away. The Sun (2016)She was dragged along the road before he realised. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investment in all three is essential if the productivity gap dragging on British growth is to be bridged. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They caught him and dragged him back to her. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)People get dragged into something and justify and justify and justify. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plus there would certainly be no fear of him being dragged too far forward. The Sun (2013)Two things have dragged academia and politicians together. Times, Sunday Times (2014)People like him are in danger of dragging us back into the dark ages. The Sun (2014)Those with T-shirts or posters were dragged out and put onto trucks and driven off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I dropped down to free myself, but the umbilical pulled and dragged me into the structure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: drag /dræɡ/ VERB
If you drag something or someone somewhere, you pull them there with difficulty.
He got up and dragged his chair towards the table.
- American English: drag
- Arabic: يَجُرُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: arrastar
- Chinese: 拖
- Croatian: vući
- Czech: táhnout
- Danish: trække
- Dutch: slepen
- European Spanish: arrastrar
- Finnish: raahata
- French: traîner
- German: schleppen
- Greek: σέρνω
- Italian: trascinare
- Japanese: 引っ張る
- Korean: (...을) 끌다 그리기
- Norwegian: trekke
- Polish: pociągnąć
- European Portuguese: arrastar
- Romanian: a târî
- Russian: тащить
- Spanish: arrastrar
- Swedish: dra släpa
- Thai: ลาก
- Turkish: sürüklemek
- Ukrainian: тягти
- Vietnamese: kéo lê
British English: drag NOUN
If something is a drag on the development or progress of something, it slows it down or makes it more difficult.
The satellite acts as a drag on the shuttle.
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