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English definition of “drag”

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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