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Synonyms for drag on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag on, drag out(verb)

    last unnecessarily long

    Synonyms:
    drag, drag out

  2. drag, drag on, drag out(verb)

    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

How to pronounce drag on?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say drag on in sign language?

  1. dragon

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How to use drag on in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Siobhan Morden:

    It will be more complex than Italian negotiations, but I don't think it will drag on. The country needs market access, and it is good time to seek approval from Congress while Macri still has political capital.

  3. Brother Colm O'Connell:

    If Kenya wants to really move into the Olympics with a clear conscience and with global credibility, then ... better testing and monitoring of our athletes has to be put in place immediately, if this scenario is going to drag on until Rio, then of course (a cloud) is going to hang over Rio as well.

  4. Kaoru Kato:

    We want to make a profit by the next financial year but it (losses) may drag on until FY2016.

  5. Art Hogan:

    If you inject uncertainty during back-to-school and holiday shopping, that will have a drag on the economy.


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