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English definition of “drag sb away”

drag sb away

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with drag   /dræɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to make someone leave a place or stop doing what they are doing so that they can go somewhere else or do something else: I'm ready to go home now but I don't want to drag you away if you're enjoying yourself. I'll bring Tom, if I can drag him away from the TV.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
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