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drag out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag on, drag outverb

    last unnecessarily long

  2. drag, drag on, drag outverb

    proceed for an extended period of time

    "The speech dragged on for two hours"

Wiktionary

  1. drag outverb

    To extend or lengthen excessively.

  2. drag outverb

    To haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drag out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drag out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of drag out in a Sentence

  1. Chaplain Cizek:

    Why did my case with the Board for the Correction of Military Records take three years to decide when by law it is supposed to be decided in nine to 18 months? I had to write to the White House in 2018 and 2019 to get the Air Force to speed up the process, they were going to try to make my case drag out as long as possible. Also, they did not evaluate any of the evidence that I presented. My case involves constitutional law protections and the Air Force had [its personnel]making legal determinations.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    Rather than drag out this political charade into 2016 and selectively leak portions of a closed-door interview, the Committee should schedule the public hearing, make her records public and re-focus its efforts on the attacks in Benghazi.

  3. Kamala Harris:

    They're going to engage in an attempt to distract from the real issues that are impacting the American people. And I expect that they will engage in dirty tactics. And this is going to be a knockdown, drag-out. And we're ready.

  4. Jonathan Diaz:

    There's no real point in them doing so, other than to continue to drag out this process and cause further delays, it is a time of nonsense.

  5. Donnie Dixon:

    Sometimes you get into the thick of an investigation and you get a question answered that breeds three more questions, especially in a high-profile matter like this, where there are a lot of strong feelings on both sides, once you've started down this road sometimes it can drag out.

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Translations for drag out

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  • vatvoa, venyttää, pitkittääFinnish
  • faire traîner, faire traîner en longueurFrench

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