- pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty；take (someone) to or from a place or event, despite their reluctance
- the action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty；the longitudinal retarding force exerted by air or other fluid surrounding a moving object
verb: drag, 3rd person present: drags, gerund or present participle: dragging, past tense: dragged, past participle: dragged
noun: drag, plural noun: drags
- 1. pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty we dragged the boat up the beach I couldn't drag my eyes away 同義詞
- ▪ take (someone) to or from a place or event, despite their reluctance my girlfriend is dragging me off to Atlantic City for a week it's a marketing tool to drag in new fans and bump up sales
- ▪ go somewhere wearily, reluctantly, or with difficulty I have to drag myself out of bed each day
- ▪ (of a person's clothes or an animal's tail) trail along the ground the nuns walked in meditation, their habits dragging on the grass
- ▪ catch hold of and pull (something) desperately, Jinny dragged at his arm
- ▪ (of a ship) trail (an anchor) along the seabed, causing the ship to drift the coaster was dragging her anchor in St. Ives Bay the anchor did not hold and they dragged further through the water
- ▪ (of an anchor) fail to hold, causing a ship or boat to drift his anchor had dragged and he found himself sailing out to sea
- ▪ search the bottom of (a river, lake, or the sea) with grapnels or nets frogmen had dragged the local river
- 2. (of time, events, or activities) pass slowly and tediously the day dragged—eventually it was time for bed 同義詞
- 3. move (an icon or other image) across a computer screen using a tool such as a mouse you can move the icons into this group by dragging them in with the mouse
- 4. engage in a drag race they were caught dragging on Francis Lewis Blvd
- 1. the action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty the drag of the current 同義詞
- ▪ the longitudinal retarding force exerted by air or other fluid surrounding a moving object the coating reduces aerodynamic drag
- ▪ a person or thing that impedes progress or development Larry was turning out to be a drag on her career
- ▪ unnatural motion of a fishing fly caused by the pull of the line.
- ▪ archaic an iron shoe that can be applied as a brake to the wheel of a cart or wagon.
- 2. informal a boring or tiresome person or thing working nine to five can be a drag 同義詞
- 3. informal an act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette he took a long drag on his cigarette
- 4. clothing more conventionally worn by the opposite sex, especially women's clothes worn by a man a fashion show, complete with men in drag a live drag show
- 5. informal a street or road the main drag
- 6. a thing that is pulled along the ground or through water.
- ▪ historical a harrow used for breaking up the surface of land.
- ▪ an apparatus for dredging a river or for recovering the bodies of drowned people from a river, a lake, or the sea.
- ▪ another term for dragnet
- 7. a strong-smelling lure drawn before hounds as a substitute for a fox or other hunted animal.
- ▪ a hunt using a strong-smelling lure.
- 8. North American informal influence over other people they had the education but they didn't have the drag
- 9. one of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a stroke preceded by two grace notes, which are usually played with the other stick.
- 10. short for drag race
- 11. historical a private vehicle like a stagecoach, drawn by four horses.