drag (someone) into (something)

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drag (someone) into (something)

1. To force, impel, involve, or convince someone to participate in an undesirable situation or action. I can't believe you dragged me into this cockamamie scheme of yours. I can't go this weekend, my boss is dragging me into some team-building workshop on Saturday. Oh no, don't drag me into your fight with your girlfriend, I want nothing to do with it.
2. To involve or bring up someone in a conversation to which he or she is not (or doesn't desire to be) related. Don't drag the kids into this; this is about your drinking problem, and nothing else.
See also: drag
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It's bad enough for this Government to drag us into illegal war and mortgage our futures for nuclear toys, but surely residents could be allowed to decide who runs their local council?
IT'S the politicians who drag us into these wars usually, and young lads of around 18-20 are left to sort it all out.
A win would move us back among the upper echelons of the league whereas a defeat could drag us into the relegation battle.
It's going to be a hell of a long, hard season, because if we don't make a good start we are going to be swamped not only by the number of games but by the number of teams that are desperate to try to drag us into a fight with them.
IT'S the politicians who drag us into wars usually, and young lads of around 18-20 are left to sort it all out.
ONE of the things the Americans get blamed for is that they supposedly drag us into 'their' wars.
May we elect politicians free of the partybefore-the-people mantra which this shower of morons has used to drag us into the gutter.
We want peace and freedom for our prisoners and no matter how hard they try to drag us into their schemes, we will not be dragged," he said.
What happened was a provocative act to drag us into civil war, but it is limited to the Al Ahmar sons.
Which in turn shows the Lib-Dems to be as useless as the United States of Europe it would drag us into.
It's bad enough for this government to drag us into illegal wars or mortgage our futures for nuclear toys but surely residents could be allowed to decide who runs their local council?
I am sure they will try and pull us down and drag us into a forward dogfight, so we have to start off well.