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 that they are not (or doesn't desire to be) involved in. Don't drag the kids into this; this is about your drinking problem, and nothing else.
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This conspiracy of hard Brexit collaborators, who attempt to pass themselves off as a government, prepares to drag us into another war in the Middle East in order to cling to power.
"These people want to drag us into war, and this is disgusting," he said, referring to his national security advisers.
The United States has demonstrated our dedication and commitment to the people of BiH over more than two decades and yet, irresponsible actors continue to drag us into conspiracy theories, unfounded accusations, and, bluntly, lies.
"When the enemy sees that we are divided parties, it will seek to drag us into war; but if we are one hand just as we are today in the army, we prevent hardships," the Minister said during a meeting organized by Labora at Balamand University in Baino, Akkar.
They want to drag us into conflict with the security forces, party official Mohamed Yessine Smida told.
ONE of the things the Americans get blamed for is that they supposedly drag us into 'their' wars.
IT'S the politicians who drag us into wars usually, and young lads of around 18-20 are left to sort it all out.
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.
"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."
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 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 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?
The British public should never have allowed Blair to drag us into this hideous conflict.
The Palestinian factions underlined that the dissemination of such rumors intend to harm our peoples and command and constitutes one of the tools of pressure exerted on us in line with the scheme to drag us into the midst of the Lebanese political polarizations.