Translation of arrastrar in English:
- 1 1.1 (por el suelo) caminaba arrastrando los piesvas a ir aunque te tenga que arrastrarshe dragged her feet as she walked1.2you are going even if I have to drag you there(remolque/caravana)1.3 (llevar consigo) See examples: el río arrastraba piedras y ramasla corriente lo arrastraba mar adentrostones and branches were being swept along by the river1.4the current was carrying him out to sea(sector/mercado)al desplomarse en la Bolsa arrastró a todo el sectorno hay que dejarse arrastrar por el pesimismowhen its stock price collapsed, it dragged down the whole sectorthere's no need to give way to pessimism
- 2 2.1 (problema/enfermedad) viene arrastrando esa tos desde el inviernoarrastraron esa deuda muchos añosthat cough of hers has been dragging on since the wintershe's had that cough since the winter and she just can't shake it off2.2 (atraer) está arrastrando mucho públicothey had that debt hanging over them for many yearsse dejan arrastrar por la modait is drawing big crowdsarrastrar a alguienthey are slaves to fashion
aalgolas malas compañías lo arrastraron a la delincuenciala miseria lo arrastró a robarhe was led o drawn into crime by the bad company he kept2.3 [familiar] (Electricidad) arrastra mucha corrientepoverty drove him to steal2.4 (Informática) arrastrar y soltarit uses a lot of powerto drag and drop
- 1(mantel/cortina)la gabardina le arrastrabato trail along the groundthe raincoat was so long on him that it trailed along the ground
also: arrastrarse verbo pronominal
- 1 (por el suelo)(persona)(culebra)llegué arrastrándome de cansanciose arrastró hasta el teléfonoI could hardly put one foot in front of the other by the time I got thereshe dragged herself o crawled to the telephone
- La lluvia arrastró mucho suelo fértil y estropeó caminos y accesos.
- La corriente lo había arrastrado más de 100 metros.
- De esos polvos generaron los lodos que nos arrastran.
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