drag sb away definition, meaning - what is drag sb away in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “drag sb away”

See all translations

drag sb away

informal
phrasal verb with drag uk   us   /dræɡ/ verb (-gg-)
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.
Translations of “drag sb away”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉走某人(去幹別的事情)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉走某人(去干别的事情)…
(Definition of drag sb away from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of drag sb away?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More