drag on

  1. proceed for an extended period of time
    The speech dragged on for two hours
  2. last unnecessarily long
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How To Use drag on In A Sentence

  • What to do when the school holidays drag on.
  • Twentieth-century fundamentalism has acted as a drag on secularizing tendencies.
  • And as the winter months drag on, many of us are dying to trade in cashmere sweaters for terrycloth sundresses and bikinis.
  • Almost, because fund expenses act as a drag on the upside and as a slight accelerator on the downside.
  • Luckily the gray dress wasn't made to be worn with any underskirts, so it didn't drag on the ground when I didn't wear any.
  • An automobile collision happens in seconds, but if there is an injury, the litigation can drag on for years.
  • Drag onto the page, then right - click to show or hide stair, ladder, or dock leveler.
  • There's no profit in letting meetings drag on.
  • That seems like a horrible mess that will drag on for years.
  • Taking a long drag on his bamboo pipe, Soo-Il would think about the request for a bit.
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