US: /ˈdɹæɡ/
UK: /dɹˈæɡ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

drag /dræg/
  • danh từ
    • cái bừa lớn, cái bừa nặng
    • xe trượt (san đất, chở đồ nặng...)
    • xe bốn ngựa
    • lưỡi kéo, lưỡi vét (bắt cá, bẫy chim) ((cũng) drag net)
    • máy nạo vét; dụng cụ câu móc (người chết đuối...); cái cào phân
    • cái cân (để giảm tốc độ xe xuống dốc)
    • cái ngáng trở, điều ngáng trở, điều trở ngại (cho sự tiến bộ)
    • sự kéo lê, sự đi kéo lê, sự chậm chạp lề mề
    • sự rít một hơi (tẩu, thuốc lá...)
      • to take a long drag on one's cigarette: rít một hơi thuốc lá dài
    • (từ lóng) ảnh hưởng, sự lôi kéo
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đường phố
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) cô gái mình đi kèm
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) cuộc đua (ô tô du lịch)
    • ngoại động từ
      • lôi kéo
      • kéo lê
        • to drag one's feet: kéo lê chân; (nghĩa bóng) làm chạm chạp lề mề, làm miễn cưỡng
      • (hàng hải) kéo (neo) trôi đi
        • ship drags her anchor: tàu kéo neo trôi đi (neo trôi không cầm chắc)
      • mò đáy, vét đáy (sông... bằng móc lưới... để làm vật gì)
        • to drag the lake for the drowned man: mò đáy hồ tìm xác người chết đuối
      • lắp cái cản (vào bánh xe để giảm tốc độ khi xuống dốc)
      • bừa (ruộng...)
      • nội động từ
        • kéo, kéo lê, đi kéo lê
        • (âm nhạc) kéo dài, chơi quá chậm, thiếu sinh động
        • kề mề, kéo dài (câu chuyện, công việc...)
        • (hàng hải) trôi, không cầm chặt (neo)
        • mò đáy, vét đáy (để tìm cái gì)
        • to drag in
          • lôi vào, kéo vào
        • đưa vào (một vấn đề) một cách vụng về, đưa vào không cần thiết
        • to drag on
          • lôi theo, kéo theo
        • lề mề, kéo dài nặng nề chán ngắt (câu chuyện...)
        • to drag out
          • lôi ra, kéo ra
        • kéo dài
        • to drag up
          • lôi lên, kéo lên
        • (thông tục) nuôi dạy ẩu, nuôi dạy thô bạo (con cái)

      Advanced English dictionary

      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to pull sb/sth along with effort and difficulty: I dragged the chair over to the window. + They dragged her from her bed. + The sack is too heavy to lift-you'll have to drag it. + He quickly dragged a comb through his hair.
      move slowly
      2 [+adv./prep.] to move yourself slowly and with effort: [VN] I managed to drag myself out of bed. + [V] She always drags behind when we walk anywhere.
      persuade sb to go
      3 [VN +adv./prep.] to persuade sb to come or go somewhere they do not really want to come or go to: I'm sorry to drag you all this way in the heat. + The party was so good I couldn't drag myself away. + He came in, dragging his three children behind him.
      of time
      4 [V] (of time or an event) to pass very slowly: Time dragged terribly. + The meeting really dragged.
      See also - DRAG ON
      touch ground
      5 to move, or make sth move, partly touching the ground: [V] This dress is too long-it drags on the ground when I walk. + [VN] He was dragging his coat in the mud.
      search river
      6 [VN] ~ sth (for sb/sth) to search the bottom of a river, lake, etc. with nets or hooks: They dragged the canal for the missing children.
      7 [VN +adv./prep.] to move some text, an ICON, etc. across the screen of a computer using the mouse: Click on the file and drag it across.
      Idioms: drag your feet / heels to be deliberately slow in doing sth or in making a decision
      more at BOOTSTRAP
      Phrasal Verbs: drag sb<->down to make sb feel weak or unhappy: Dwelling on the past only drags you down.
      drag sb/sth<->down (to sth) to bring sb/sth to a lower social or economic level, a lower standard of behaviour, etc: If he fails, he'll drag us all down with him.
      drag sth/sb into sth
      drag sth/sb<->in
      1 to start to talk about sth/sb that has nothing to do with what is being discussed: Do you have to drag politics into everything?
      2 to try to get sb involved in a situation who is not connected with it: Don't drag the children into our argument.
      drag on (disapproving) to go on for too long: The dispute has dragged on for months.
      drag sth<->out to make sth last longer than necessary
      Synonym: PROLONG
      Let's not drag out this discussion; we need to reach a decision.
      drag sth out of sb to make sb say sth they do not want to say: We dragged a confession out of him.
      drag sth<->up to mention an unpleasant story, fact, etc. that people do not want to remember or talk about: Why do you have to keep dragging up my divorce?
      + noun
      boring person / thing
      1 [sing.] (informal) a boring person or thing; sth that is annoying: He's such a drag. + Walking's a drag-let's drive there. + Having to work late every day is a drag.
      sb / sth stopping progress
      2 [sing.] ~ on sb/sth (informal) a person or thing that makes progress difficult: He came to be seen as a drag on his own party's prospects.
      on cigarette
      3 [C] (informal) an act of breathing in smoke from a cigarette, etc: She took a long drag on her cigarette.
      women's clothes
      4 [U] (informal) clothes that are usually worn by the opposite sex (usually women's clothes worn by men): He performed in drag. + a drag queen (= a man dressed in women's clothes usually in order to entertain people)
      5 [U] the force of the air that acts against the movement of an aircraft or other vehicle
      See also - MAIN DRAG
      Compare: LIFT

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 pull, draw, haul, tow, tug, trail, lug:
      It took the two of us to drag the desk into the other office.
      2 pull, distract, draw; induce, persuade, coax, wheedle:
      She's been unable to drag him away from the TV.
      3 trudge, slog, crawl, creep, inch, shuffle, shamble:
      He's looking for a job and just drags along from one employment agency to another.
      4 trail (behind), linger, dawdle, lag (behind), straggle, draggle, potter, loiter, poke (along), dilly-dally, US lallygag:
      She just drags along after us wherever we go.
      5 (be) prolong(ed), (be) extend(ed), (be)draw(n) out, (be) protract(ed), (be) stretch(ed) out, spin out or be spun out:
      Why drag out the agony of uncertainty any longer? His speech dragged on for another hour.
      6 drag one's feet or heels. delay, procrastinate, hang back; obstruct, block, stall:
      The committee is dragging its feet on the housing issue.
      7 bore, nuisance, annoyance; pest; Colloq drip, pain (in the neck), headache:
      That course in botany is a real drag.

      Concise English dictionary

      +the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
      +something that slows or delays progress
      +something tedious and boring
      +clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
      +a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
      +the act of dragging (pulling with force)
      +pull, as against a resistance
      +draw slowly or heavily
      +force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
      +move slowly and as if with great effort
      +to lag or linger behind
      +suck in or take (air)
      +use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
      +walk without lifting the feet
      +search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
      +persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
      +proceed for an extended period of time