drag sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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drag sth out

phrasal verb with drag uk   us   /dræɡ/ verb (-gg-)
to ​cause an ​event to ​continue for more ​time than is ​necessary or ​convenient: I don't ​want to ​drag this ​meeting out too ​long, so could we ​run through the ​mainpointsquickly?
(Definition of drag sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drag sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖延…
in Turkish gereksiz yere uzatmak…
in Russian затягивать, тянуть (время)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖延…
in Polish przeciągać coś…
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