Translation of "drag" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dræɡ/ us /dræɡ/ present participle dragging, past tense and past participle dragged

to pull something or someone along the ground somewhere, usually with difficulty

The table was too heavy to lift, so we had to drag it across the room.

B1 to move something somewhere on a computer screen using a mouse

drag and drop

B1 to move something on a computer screen using a mouse and place it where you want it to be

arrastrar y soltar
You can drag and drop photos from one folder to another.

also drag on to continue for too much time in a boring way

The talks dragged on for months.

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


verb /drӕɡ/ (past tense, past participle dragged)

to pull, especially by force or roughly

llevar a rastras
She was dragged screaming from her car.

to pull (something) slowly (usually because heavy)

He dragged the heavy table across the floor.

to (cause to) move along the ground

His coat was so long that it dragged on the ground at the back.

to search (the bed of a lake etc) by using a net or hook

rastrear, dragar
Police are dragging the canal to try to find the body.

to be slow-moving and boring

hacerse largo, hacerse pesado
The evening dragged a bit.
drag and drop

(computing) to use a mouse to move an object on a computer screen to a new position

Arrastrar y Soltar
You can drag and drop the text box anywhere on the screen.

(Translation of “drag” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)