be dragged kicking and screaming(redirected from were dragged somewhere kicking and screaming)
be dragged kicking and screaming
To be forced (to go somewhere or do something) with extreme reluctance, especially despite lengthy or vehement protests. I really thought Mike would be perfect for the job, but he had to be dragged kicking and screaming into an interview for it. When we were kids, we were dragged to our grandparents' boring old house kicking and screaming every summer for two weeks.
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- kicking and screaming
- boring, silly, etc. in the extreme
- boring in the extreme
- bang away at (someone or something)
- know where (all) the bodies are buried
- know where all the bodies are buried
- know where the bodies are buried
- find it in (one's) heart to (do something)
- find it in heart
- find it in your heart to do something