Meaning of “be a drag on sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"be a drag on sb/sth" in British English

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be a drag on sb/sth


to slow down or limit the development of someone or something:

She didn't want a husband who would be a drag on her career.

(Definition of “be a drag on sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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