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 Meanings and Examples of DRAG
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drag
 v.  move or bring by force or with great effort
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Scarlett had made her plans to spend Christmas at Tara, but after Ashley's telegram came no power on earth, not even a direct command from the disappointed Ellen, could drag her away from Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  There were hundreds of men skulking in the swamps and the mountains, defying the provost guard to drag them back to the army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  The feather tick on Wade's bed was small and she ordered Prissy to drag it down the stairs and into the wagon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  "We'll both take a leg and drag him," said Melanie firmly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  I'll drag him, she said roughly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  There were things in the fog reaching out fingers to pluck at her skirt, to drag her down into the uneasy quaking earth on which she stood, silent, relentless, spectral hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  They didn't have enough men to hold it, though they used every man they could get--every man who could drag one foot after another.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  The horse was for work, to drag logs from the woods, to plow and for Pork to ride in search of food.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  The negro was beside her, so close that she could smell the rank odor of him as he tried to drag her over the buggy side.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
10  Perhaps, as he was a gentleman, he wouldn't drag them away to prison.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
11  Rhett, I don't like for things to drag on.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
12  Don't let it creep up on you and drag you down.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
13  If one did drag one's self out of bed at such an hour, and come down fresh and radiant to the monotony of note-writing, some special recognition of the sacrifice seemed fitting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
14  Three months more, till May, the cold might drag on, with the snow ever filthier, the weakened body less resistent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  On a hill was silhouetted a man following a drag.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  I'm ready to go home now but I don't want to drag you away if you're enjoying yourself.
2  The box is too heavy to carry down the slope; we'll have to drag it down.
3  We're trying to drag the country out of its economic morass.
4  Engineers are always looking for ways to minimize drag when they design new aircraft.
5  Inge managed to drag the table into the kitchen.
6  It's so annoying having to drag out the sewing machine every time I want to make a dress.
7  We would drag the truth out of the reluctant witness before any decision.
8  The 6-second clip shows a young woman answering a question from someone off-camera after taking a drag off what appears to be a cigarette.
9  She grabbed the boy and dragged him away.
10  The raft gathered speed as the current dragged it toward the falls.
11  I dragged the chair over to the window.
12  Your behavior is causing our name to be dragged through the mud.
13  One prisoner claimed he'd been dragged to a cell, stripped and beaten.
14  We dragged the discussion out for two hours.
15  He quickly dragged a comb through his hair.