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Synonyms of drag in English:


  • 1 she dragged the chair backward
    trail, trawl, tow
  • 2 the day dragged
    become tedious, pass slowly, creep along, hang heavy, wear on, go on too long, go on and on
  • noun

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  • 1 the drag of the air brakes
    pull, resistance, tug
  • 2 informal work can be a drag
  • Phrases

    drag on

    their feud has dragged on for years
    persist, continue, go on, carry on, extend, run on, be protracted, endure, prevail

    drag out

    let's not drag out the Q and A session with issues that can't be addressed at this point

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