drag (one's) tail(redirected from drag their tails)
drag (one's) tail
1. To deliberately work or perform slowly, sluggishly, or reluctantly; to idle rather than perform one's work or duties. Stop dragging your tail on that assignment, I need it finished by 3 o'clock. I'm so bored with work that I find myself dragging tail every day in the office.
2. To leave or depart from a place. You'd better drag your tail outta here before I get even more upset. It's the cops, we'd better drag tail!
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