Definition of drag something out in English:

drag something out

Extract information from someone against their will: the truth was being dragged out of us
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  • She may have some woman's nature in her, but she still had a warrior's heart and gave no excuses unless they were dragged out of her.
  • Each grows more suspicious of the others as possible motives are revealed and skeletons are dragged out of the closet.
  • Over the past year more and more details of the complex financial affairs have been dragged out of him, mainly as a result of the exhaustive trawl of banking institutions and other sources by the tribunal's legal team.
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