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drags out

verb as in extend time of action

verb as in extend

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Example Sentences

It's hard to see how strikes could tip the balance if the fighting in Benghazi drags out into messy urban combat.

Edgar drags out Oswald's body by the legs and then returns and leads his father away.

But what, it may be asked, is the worth and use of a satire that drags out vices from their hiding-holes to flay them in sunshine?

In his gloomy cell the prisoner drags out the "task" given him to escape insanity.

Every new writer who commands any attention drags out the old idol of the Noble Savage and invites us to worship him.

But when the fight was over Hector came and dragged him from his hiding-place as a dog drags out a rat into the light.


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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