Dragging - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdræɡɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word dragging
Brit.  |ˈdræɡɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word dragging
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to drag

adjective

- marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner

it was a strange dragging approach
years of dragging war

Examples

it was a strange dragging approach

The dog's leash was dragging along the ground.

The child is always dragging his blanket.

The puppy ran up to us, dragging her leash behind her.

Your coat's dragging in the mud.

The authorities are dragging their feet over banning cigarette advertising.

The police are dragging the lake for the missing girl's body.

Athletics is like a drug, it keeps dragging you back for more.

These worries were dragging at him

But in so many other areas we still are dragging

Have you ever tried dragging a child away from a television set?

...dragging myself out of the hay on such a cold, dreary morning seemed like an act of sheer masochism...

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