be a drag on (one)(redirected from were a drag on us)
be a drag on (one)
To be extremely burdensome or tedious to one. Ugh, this project is such a drag on me—I can't wait till it's over. Can you watch the kids while I go get groceries? They're too much of a drag on me in the supermarket.
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