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English definition of “be a drag on sb/sth”

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be a drag on sb/sth

informal
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.
Translations of “be a drag on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖累,成爲…的累贅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖累,成为…的累赘…
(Definition of be a drag on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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