01. The bag was too heavy for the child to carry, so he just [dragged] it along the road.
02. I heard you lost your job. That's a total [drag].
03. The cat [dragged] a dead rat into the basement, and left it there.
04. Police are currently [dragging] the river to see if they can find the bodies of two tourists still missing from the ferry that sank.
05. Doing homework is such a [drag]. I sure hope we don't get any this weekend.
06. He was so tired that he [dragged] his feet as he walked home from work.
07. The bag of potatoes was so heavy that I couldn't lift it, so I just had to [drag] it from the car to the kitchen.
08. It sure is a [drag] that you can't come to the party, man. We're going to have a great time.
09. Nazi leader Hermann Goering once suggested that the common people naturally don't want war, but it is the leaders of a country who determine policy, so it is always a simple matter to [drag] the people along.
10. There is a Persian proverb which states that with a sweet tongue of kindness, you can [drag] an elephant by a hair.
11. There is a Congolese proverb which observes that a nut from a palm tree doesn't fall without [dragging] a few leaves with it.
12. From the 1850s to the 1880s, the most common cause of death among cowboys in the American West was being [dragged] by a horse while caught in the stirrups.
13. Wind tunnel studies alert car designers to specific areas of [drag].
14. Leopards often [drag] their food up into a tree to eat in peace.
15. Getting old is such a [drag]. My joints ache, I can't remember anything, and I'm losing all my hair.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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