drag · verb /dræg/Full view
drag (PULL)
B2 T to pull someone or something along the ground, usually with difficulty
Dictionary examples:

Pick the chair up instead of dragging it behind you!

She dragged the canoe down to the water.

Learner example:

Another man approached the agent, both watching as officers dragged the man to a nearby car. (First Certificate in English; B2; Turkish)

B1 T to move something on a computer screen using a mouse
Dictionary example:

Drag the highlighted text to the new window.

drag and drop
B1 to move something on a computer screen using a mouse and place it where you want it to be
Dictionary example:

drag and drop exercises

drag sb along/out/to, etc.
C2 to make someone go somewhere they do not want to go
Dictionary examples:

She dragged me along to look at shoes with her.

I have to drag myself out of bed every morning.

Learner example:

When she first saw him, speaking his radical views at some sort of political meeting she had been dragged along to by a friend, she was at first scared but later enchanted. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Swedish)

drag (TIME)
C2 I to continue for too much time in a boring way
Dictionary examples:

The play dragged during the second act.

Negotiations dragged on for months.

Learner example:

The afternoon dragged on interminably, and I suddenly felt like going out. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Portuguese)

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