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drag on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag on, drag outverb

    last unnecessarily long

    Synonyms:
    drag, drag out

  2. drag, drag on, drag outverb

    proceed for an extended period of time

    "The speech dragged on for two hours"

    Synonyms:
    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. 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.

  2. Gene McGillian:

    I think you're continuing to get signs that demand growth is the primary drag on the market, with the disappointing manufacturing number that came out yesterday.

  3. Benjamin Reitzes:

    While the pullback in starts suggests that housing might be a bit of drag on GDP growth in Q4, the decline was welcome as it will ease concerns about overbuilding ignited by the big prints in August and September.

  4. Holger Schmieding:

    What we are seeing is the service sector holding up comfortably well while the industrial slump has got more room to run and even possibly deepen, this data is not going make recessionary concerns worse, but it also won't make them vanish anytime soon. We are still far away from any stabilization and it could possibly drag on till we see at least a partial trade deal between the U.S. and China.

  5. Vishnu Varathan:

    This is going to drag on until they can all come to the table and agree to even the playing field. But the unpredictability of the situation continues to rattle the markets.


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