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  • v. to last too long


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  • His wingman, number four, had been fragged to carry a cumbersome camera pod that takes nice color pictures for the documentary program but increases the drag on the machine considerably and thus slows you down.

    Thud Ridge

  • For the Grand Fleet, however, the day probably would drag on as part of another routine, uneventful sweep.

    Castles of Steel

  • He took a deep drag on the ciga-rette and stubbed it out in the grass.

    Practical Demonkeeping

  • “W-what,” she tried to say, then crossed her arms and took a fast, nervous drag on the cigarette.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • “He stays here until I come back with Blalock in a body bag,” Scottie replied, taking a final drag on his cigarette before crushing it out on the ground.

    Fatal Care

  • If we settle the Lusitania question by compromising in any way your original demands, or if we permit it to drag on longer,

    The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

  • He told reporters that it was criminal “for the skipper of the ship to let a grapnel drag on the ground.”

    Space Ships of the Visitors

  • At some parts of the front that day the thermometer fell to 40 below and the breechblocks of rifles froze solid; oil in the sumps of tanks and trucks had the consistency of tar, and the drag on the dynamos made it impossible to start their engines; battery plates were warped, cylinder blocks were split open, axles refused to turn.


  • Paused to drag on his cigarette and added, "But it's easy to tune him out when I fly."

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • He took a drag on his last cigarette as she placed her not-last cigarette in her mouth.

    You Know Where to Find Me


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