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drag on

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. drag on, drag outverb

    last unnecessarily long

    drag, drag out

  2. drag, drag on, drag outverb

    proceed for an extended period of time

    "The speech dragged on for two hours"

    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

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  1. Dan Hays:

    Indeed, we could well see the proceedings drag on into early 2017 before coming to a final conclusion, now it's up to the wireless industry to demonstrate the demand is there for low-band TV spectrum.

  2. Sam Bullard:

    Import prices should continue to exert a drag on domestic inflation in the first half of 2016. The incoming data continues to provide uncertainty over the likelihood of a rate hike in March.

  3. Theresa May:

    This debate, this division can not drag on much longer. It is putting members of Parliament and everyone else under immense pressure, and it is doing damage to our politics.

  4. John Ing:

    Energy shares are still vulnerable. I don't think they've shown signs of bottoming yet, this is going to drag on.

  5. Jan Dawson:

    Although it's hard on the Samsung brand for all this to be in the news so much over the last few weeks, killing the phone off is better than letting it drag on even further.

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