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dragging out

verb as in extend time of action

verb as in extend

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Example Sentences

We knew before this report was issued that Iran is continuously dragging out negotiations while installing more centrifuges.

Roaming hordes of killers are entering homes and dragging out people of other faiths and hacking them to death.

I had wore the ground a good deal crawling out of the hole and dragging out so many things.

Are you poor, and dragging out a dull, base life, more sluggishly than your abilities deserve?

How many are hopeless invalids, dragging out “tedious days and still more tedious nights”?

I thought he was mad, especially when I saw him return with his clothes and hair on fire, dragging out the body of the captain.

And then, as stated in a previous chapter, Tige amused herself by taking a pincers and dragging out the nails of Helen's toes.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drag out, such as: drag on/drag out, draw out, prolong, continue, endure, and extend.

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