drag (something) in(to) (something)

drag (something) in(to) (something)

To bring something unwarranted into a particular situation, often in an aggressive manner. When we argue, he drags every one of my past misdeeds into the conversation—it's so frustrating!
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drag in

Introduce unnecessarily or forcefully. For example, The defense tried to drag in every scrap of evidence, relevant or not. [Mid-1800s] Also see look like something the cat dragged in.
See also: drag