Translation of "drag" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dræɡ/ us /dræɡ/ -gg-

drag verb (PULL)

B2 [ T ] to move something by pulling it along a surface, usually the ground

Pick the chair up instead of dragging it behind you! 把椅子拿起來,不要在地上拖!
She dragged the canoe down to the water. 她把獨木舟拉到水邊。

C2 [ T + adv/prep ] to make someone go somewhere they do not want to go

She had to drag her kids away from the toys. 她不得不把孩子從玩具店硬拉出來。
I really had to drag myself out of bed this morning. 今天早上我真是硬撐著從床上爬了起來。

B1 [ T ] to move something on a computer screen using a mouse


[ T ] If you drag a subject into a conversation, etc., you begin to talk about it even if it is not connected with what you are talking about.

She's always dragging sex into the conversation. 她總把性扯到談話中來。

[ T ] to pull nets or hooks (= curved wires) along the bottom of a river or lake in order to find something

They found the man's body after dragging the canal. 他們用拖網從運河裡撈出了那個人的屍體。
drag and drop

B1 If you drag and drop something on a computer screen, you move it from one area to another using the mouse.


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drag verb (BORING)

C2 [ I ] If something such as a film or performance drags, it seems to go slowly because it is boring.

The first half of the movie was interesting but the second half dragged (on). 電影的上半部很有趣,但下半部卻拖拖拉拉。


uk /dræɡ/ us /dræɡ/

drag noun (BORING THING)

[ S ] informal something that is not convenient and is boring or unpleasant

Filling in forms is such a drag! 填寫這些表格真麻煩!
I've got to go to the dentist again - what a drag! 我還得去看牙醫——真麻煩!

drag noun (PULL)

[ S or U ] specialized physics, engineering the force that acts against the forward movement of something that is passing through a gas or a liquid

Engineers are always looking for ways to minimize drag when they design new aircraft. 工程師們設計新型飛機時一直尋找在最大程度上降低空氣阻力的方法。

drag noun (SUCK)

[ C ] slang the action of taking in air through a cigarette

Taking a deep drag of/on his cigarette he closed his eyes and sighed. 他深深地吸了一口煙,閉上眼睛歎了口氣。

drag noun (CLOTHES)

[ U ] informal the activity of dressing in clothes of the opposite sex, especially of a man dressing in women's clothes, often for humorous entertainment

a man in drag 一身女人打扮的男人

(Translation of “drag” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)