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Synonyms for drag out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag on, drag out(verb)

    last unnecessarily long

    Synonyms:
    drag on, drag

  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, drag on, drop back, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

How to pronounce drag out?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say drag out in sign language?

  1. dragout

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How to use drag out in a sentence?

  1. Chaplain Cizek:

    Why did my case with the Board for the Correction of Military Records take three years to decide when by law it is supposed to be decided in nine to 18 months? I had to write to the White House in 2018 and 2019 to get the Air Force to speed up the process, they were going to try to make my case drag out as long as possible. Also, they did not evaluate any of the evidence that I presented. My case involves constitutional law protections and the Air Force had [its personnel]making legal determinations.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    They're going to engage in an attempt to distract from the real issues that are impacting the American people. And I expect that they will engage in dirty tactics. And this is going to be a knockdown, drag-out. And we're ready.

  3. Jonathan Diaz:

    There's no real point in them doing so, other than to continue to drag out this process and cause further delays, it is a time of nonsense.

  4. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott:

    This is not something that should drag out.

  5. John Bolton:

    We know exactly what the risks are - them using negotiations to drag out the length of time they have to continue their nuclear, chemical, biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles, there's not any starry-eyed feeling among the group doing this.


Translations for drag out

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  • vatvoa, venyttää, pitkittääFinnish
  • faire traîner, faire traîner en longueurFrench

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