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English verb: drag on

1. drag on (stative) last unnecessarily long


Synonymsdrag out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)endure, last

2. drag on (change) proceed for an extended period of time


SamplesThe speech dragged on for two hours.


Synonymsdrag, drag out


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, proceed









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