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drag

verb
 
 
/dræɡ/ (-gg-)
[I or T] to become lower or less, or to make something do this: Sales have been dragging this month. Jewellery exports will be dragged by weak consumer confidence caused by world economic turmoil.
[I] to take a long time, or progress very slowly: The planned one-hour session dragged into its third hour. Negotiations have dragged on longer than expected.
[T] IT to move something on a computer screen using the mouse: Select the text you want to move and drag it where you want it to be.drag sth to/over/into etc. sth Click and hold on any button to drag it off the toolbar.
drag and drop IT to move something from one area of a computer screen to another using the mouse: The software allows you to drag and drop elements for the page - images, text, etc. - anywhere you want.
(Definition of drag verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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