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drag sth out

phrasal verb with drag uk   us   /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?
Translations of “drag sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖延…
in Russian затягивать, тянуть (время)…
in Turkish gereksiz yere uzatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖延…
in Polish przeciągać coś…
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