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English definition of “drag sth out”

drag sth out

phrasal verb with drag     /dræɡ/ verb (-gg-)
to cause an event to continue for more time than is necessary or convenient: I don't want to drag this meeting out too long, so could we run through the main points quickly?Continue and last
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