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a drag

A person, thing, or task that is tedious or boring. I don't know who invited this guy to the party. He is a such a drag! I know cleaning out the garage is a drag, but it has to be done.
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(a) drag

(on someone ) a burden (to someone). I wish you wouldn 't be such a drag on your friends. I don't want to be a drag on the department.


someone or something on(to) something and drag someone or something on*to pull or lead someone or something to a particular place, such as a stage, platform, dance floor, etc. The master of ceremonies dragged her onto the stage for another bow. Then he dragged on the next performer.


1. n. something dull and boring. What a drag. Let’s go someplace interesting.
2. n. an annoying person; a burdensome person. (see also schlep.) Gert could sure be a drag when she wanted.
3. n. a (female) date. You got a drag for the dance yet?
4. n. a puff of a cigarette. One more drag and he coughed for a while and stubbed out the fag.
5. tv. to pull or puff on a cigarette. She dragged a couple and sat in the funk for a while.
6. tv. to race a car against someone; to race someone in a car. I’m planning to drag you at the fairgrounds next Saturday. Better be there.

drag (one's)

To act or work with intentional slowness; delay.
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If you don't care to tackle the job yourself, send the reel to the original manufacturer and for a nominal fee they will service the drag for you.
It's like the University of Phoenix for drag queens.
Participation in just the drag racing or just the drifting costs BD7.
Mr Walsh paid credit to the Swan Hill Drag Racing Club for its commitment towards this project, and thanked the club for its almost $220,000 worth of in-kind investment in construction and operations of the new track.
Brazen drag acts emerge as an easy shot at humour Mehmood fans would look forward to see him dressed as a drag and giving animated expressions in films such as Bhoot Bangla and Johar Mehmood in Hong Kong.
The Drag and Drift double-header costs BD10; while participating in just the drag or the drifting will cost BD7.
However, the Yas Marina Circuit Drag Racing Centre became the first National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)-certified strip when it was opened in March 2010, giving a permanent home to some of the fastest vehicles on the planet.
Despite the similarities with phonon drag, the observation of the magnon drag has been elusive, and only a few indirect indications of its existence have been reported over the years.
The 'Dynaflow' Tubular Chain Drag Conveyor is also a mechanical drag conveyor system operating within the confines of a pipe-However, the discs that move material along the pipe are robust heavy duty discs connected by articulated metal links (chains) meaning that they are well suited to the most arduous of applications.
In order to find out the relations between different jetting directions and the drag reduction effect, a bionic jetting model imitating the shark gill's jetting flow feature is established based on the principles of bionics after which the drag reduction effect and the reasons of drag reduction are simulated and analyzed under different jetting direction conditions.
The drag along may be available only after the expiry of a particular time period, for example after four or five years from the date of the investment;
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Drag the Fill Handle in combination with various keys to quickly fill a range with a series, such as numbers, dates, or a common sequence.
In the writing of her piece 'Grease cowboy fever: Or, the making of Johnny T', K Bradford engaged with her work as a Drag King through both her daily persona, with almost schizophrenic interjections from her Drag King persona, Johnny T.
But if you see a big drag queen or a very effeminate male homosexual, that's going to be who gets the shit on the street--the people who were gay 24-7, not the straight-acting gay men who can pass for straight except for the one day a year they wear a rainbow outfit at Pride.