Meaning: to continue for longer than seems necessary or usual
- drag on His speech seemed to drag on for hours. People were yawning and looking at their watches, but he still kept going!
- drag on The case dragged on for many years because the defendant's lawyers kept appealing to higher and higher courts.
Nouns often used as subjects with drag on: meeting, speech, case, trial, lecture, debate, movie, concert, lesson
The meeting seemed to be dragging on, and many people wanted it
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Contributor: Matt Errey