Translation of drag in Spanish:
transitive verb -gg-
- 1 1.1 (haul)she dragged herself over to the phonellevar a rastrasto drag somebody's name o reputation through the mud o dirtfue a rastras or fue arrastrándose hasta el teléfonocubrir de fango or manchar el buen nombre de alguienExample sentences1.2 (force) [colloquial]I dragged myself out of bed
we had to drag the information out of himme forcé a salir de la camahow did I get dragged into this ridiculous plan?tuvimos que sacarle la información con tirabuzón [colloquial]it's hard to drag him away from the television set¿cómo me dejé meter en un plan tan absurdo?I could hardly bear to drag myself awaycuesta sacarlo de enfrente del televisorno tenía ninguna gana de irmeExample sentences
- Handling children roughly by dragging them along by their arms was totally inappropriate behaviour and potentially dangerous to the child or children concerned.
- Verek was walking with difficulty, dragging a body along side him.
- He pulled on her roughly, trying to drag her back towards the shore, but wasn't making very good progress.
- He drags David to the event, and ends up proposing to his new girlfriend.
- It also meant that, as her best friend, I was usually dragged to whatever event that gossip may lead her too.
- Like a mad tugboat, my friend Michael nonetheless seemed eager to drag me to the event.
- The church is dragging itself, however reluctantly in some quarters, into the 21st century.
- Reluctantly we dragged ourselves away from bashing rock solid flowers frozen to minus 196 degrees Celsius.
- Reluctantly, I drag myself from the security of sleep.
- 2 (allow to trail)(tail/garment/anchor)the dog was dragging its broken legI don't want to drag the kids around with me all dayel perro iba arrastrando la pata rotato drag one's feet o heelsno quiero andar con los niños a cuestas todo el día(act slowly, unwillingly)dar(le) largas al asunto(lit: scuff along)andar arrastrando los pies
- 4 (Computing)drag (and drop)Example sentences
- If you'd like to move your text, click and hold your left mouse button to drag your text to your desired position.
- In graphical editors, to change a block of text, click and drag the mouse to highlight the text, then click an icon or menu option or type a keyboard shortcut.
- Internet Radio stations are added by browsing to the website, and dragging the icon of the desired station into the drop window.
intransitive verb -gg-
- 1 1.1 (trail)(anchor)garrar(coat)her dress dragged behind her1.2 (lag)el vestido le arrastraba por detrásExample sentences
- Her ghoulish black clothing dragged tragically along the ground.
- Cherry strolled slowly, her dark red skirt dragging along the ground.
- Taidra quickly moved to her closet door, her servant dress dragging along the ground.
- The crew made a distress call after their 47 foot yacht started dragging its anchor and was in danger of going ashore onto the rocks.
- Many a boat has dragged anchor and been smashed to pieces there.
- Her propeller shaft was fouled and she was dragging her anchor, so Endurance, some 25 miles away when the call went out, closed in at top speed to act as on-scene commander.
- 2 (go on slowly)(work/conversation)hacerse pesado(film/play)the meeting really draggedhacerse largola reunión se hizo eternaExample sentences
- Time dragged slowly but somehow the hour passed, and the time came to go on through to the hall where the gig was being held.
- Sunday dragged slowly on and it was a surprise when Frank phoned and told me we were going to leave early, as the captain had seen a big shoal of mackerel whilst on the way in.
- She felt herself nodding off to sleep as the minutes dragged slowly by.
- Hasani said the drafting process of the statute dragged on for over a year because it did not suit the interests of the Rectorate.
- In fact, so laborious was the process that it dragged on for months and went way over budget.
- This process dragged on for over a year, while at the same time in the city, the gas and heating were cut off.
- 1 (no plural) 1.1 (hindrance)a drag
onsomebody/somethinghe's been a drag on her all her lifeit was a continual drag on my timeha sido una carga para ella toda su vidathe war was a drag on the country's resourcesme quitaba or me robaba mucho tiempo1.2 (tiresome thing) [slang]la guerra fue una sangría para los recursos del país(tiresome person)what a drag!pelmazo, (-za) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]¡qué lata! [colloquial]Example sentences
- His new album is not musically operatic - his songs are tediously boring, like a drag out of hell.
- Sometimes, just sometimes, to only work becomes either a drag or just too boring.
- Soon politics will no longer be a boring drag and life could get very regal in the Aras.
- Gains by both groups after encouraging figures from the company saw the FTSE shrug off the drag caused by weaker bank, pharmaceutical and telecom stocks.
- Larry mentioned this year that he almost always has to build the roof for the missions, which I guess is a drag because they are complicated.
- At present, they are more of an economic drag and a liability.
- 2 uncountable (resistant force)resistencia (feminine) al avanceExample sentences
- That friction-like drag slowed the moving cloud of atoms to a standstill, although each atom continued to move randomly near its place in the array.
- Any increase in surface area will increase skin friction drag.
- The presence of a longer disordered tag thus exerts a greater frictional drag, affecting the module tumbling in solution.
- 3 countable (on cigarette) [colloquial]Example sentences
- He held the cigarette in his right hand, he twirled it, he flicked it, he put it to his lips and took long drags, inhaling the smoke, holding it in his lungs forever.
- He lit his cigarette and took a long drag, blowing the smoke out towards her.
- Fuora said grinning, she lit a cigarette and took a long drag then blew the smoke into Bree's face.
- 5 uncountable (women's clothes) See examples: to wear dragin dragvestirse de mujervestido de mujer(before noun) (act/show)de travestis or transformistasExample sentences
- In drag, he has avoided the obvious pitfalls and manages to be quite moving.
- In drag, the men play and create new identities.
- For those who have never seen live drag king shows, this documentary is definitely an eye-opener.
- 1.1 (morally) he tries to drag everyone down to his own level
- 1.1 (recall) why drag that up now?
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