How to use Dragging in a sentence
Stop dragging your feet.
He snatched her around the waist and laughed, dragging her onto the bed with him.
She climbed the hill with dragging steps.
Dragging her mind kicking and screaming back from desire, she sighed.
Maybe you should stop dragging my kids into this mess!Advertisement
Come on, Ully. If you keep dragging your feet, we won't make it.
I'm the one who should be apologizing - for dragging you into this.
Katie said, dragging her sister toward the window.
Rhyn ignored the demon and left the cell block, returning to the hallway before opening a portal. He crossed through the shadow world to the beach of the Caribbean Sanctuary. Toby was dragging Kiki up the beach by one leg.
As long as there wasn't a body, Dean could never be sure Jeffrey Byrne wouldn't jump out of the past and yell, "April Fool!" dragging Cynthia Byrne back to home and hearth.Advertisement
Early one morning, we are told, in the fourth month, he got up, and with his hands behind his back, dragging his staff, he moved about his door, crooning over " The great mountain must crumble, The strong beam must break, The wise man must wither away like a plant."
In the meantime the colony at Buenos Aires had been dragging on a miserable existence, and after terrible sufferings from famine and from the ceaseless attacks of the Indians, the remaining settlers abandoned the place and made their way up the river first to Corpus Christi, then to Asuncion.
The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.
Panic stirred at the idea of Gabriel dragging her to some freakish underworld.
It was Romas-- the man responsible for dragging her across the universe-- who rescued her.Advertisement
The prisoner ducked down just outside the doorway, dragging her with him.
She clutched at him, and he tightened his grip around her, dragging their bodies together.
He rose and hauled her to her feet, all but dragging her into the hall.
Dean made a move toward her, but she scurried out the door with a loud laugh, still naked, dragging her white dress behind her.
The hen scrambled, dragging a broken wing and squawking her anguish.Advertisement
I want you to come to me all sweet and willing - without dragging Josh along.
Aside from the chunks missing along the edges from the townspeople dragging it, it looked like it was in good shape.
When I got to the top of the stairs, they must have been hiding back of the door 'cause the next thing I knew they had a towel over my head and were dragging me into the bathroom.
With the obstruction removed, water plunged down the creek bed, dragging debris with it.
Vara gave a flurry of urgent words in the foreign tongue, succeeding in dragging him to the edge of the forest before Taran yanked free.Advertisement
In August, Sinan Pasha, the grand vizier - now eighty years of age - took command of the troops for the Hungarian War and left Constantinople, dragging with him the Austrian ambassador in chains.
In vain did the malcontent princes attempt to set up a new League of Public Weal, the Guerre folle (Mad War), in which the duke of Brittany, Francis II., played the part of Charles the Bold, dragging in the people of Lorraine and the king of Navarre, In vain did Charles VIII., his majority attained, at once abandon in the treaty of Sable the benefits gained by the victory of Saint-Aubin du Cormier (1488).
Gladiators lumbered toward one another, dragging their weighty hoses like giant pythons, heads down, intent on wreaking mayhem on their opponents while the combatant did the same to them.
Cats have an insatiable need to mark the places they claim for their own by dragging their nails down every inch and depositing their own unique signature from the scent glands in their pads.
What's more, taking a shuttle service beats dragging your luggage onto mass transit options, such as the bus, cable cars, or BART.Advertisement
Talon got out then reached in and snatched her, dragging her out.
The Black God snatched her ankle, dragging her back.
After the brilliant victory of Roccasecca (May 19, 1411) he had the satisfaction of dragging the standards of Pope Gregory and King Ladislaus through the streets of Rome.
It seemed there was always something dragging him away - usually work.
Jonny was once again a human, albeit one that deserved a beating for dragging a sister as sweet and innocent as Bianca into Talon's grip.Advertisement
Damian froze as he saw the photo of Czerno dragging Sofia to a car.
Katie.s dormant maternal instinct roared to life, and she dived at Toby, snatching his legs to keep the jaguar from dragging him fully into the forest.
Dragging a blanket to the warm fire in the hearth, she wrapped herself in it and sat.
Dean asked, not only trying to be polite but in hopes of dragging the conversation away from the occult, the celestial and the just plain weird.
I want to kick the crap out of you for dragging me out of bed!Advertisement
I just feel like a bastard for dragging her and her son into something that has nothing to do with them.
Try to keep Jonny focused on his vamps and not on dragging me to his bed.
There was a slight altercation, then the guards came out again dragging a limp form.
If you press the Ctrl key while dragging a handle, the selection rectangle maintains the same aspect ratio it originally had.
Score along the fold lines by dragging something like a pair of blunt scissors or an empty biro along the edge of a ruler.Advertisement
Think a dragging romantic performance of Handel's Messiah, or " village church " Anglican chant.
Dragging her feet across the creaking parquet floor around an old clothiers dummy, her mouth full of pins.
I like to practice slow riding skills, dragging the back brake & slipping the clutch.
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The control points on the cooling passage may be edited through the pop-up dialog or dragging the points using left mouse button.Advertisement
We talked to most of the people in the tented encampments - Jane had to keep dragging me away!
You may notice that you will tend to trip while walking up stairs or dragging your feet and tend to have a wide-based gait.
That was when she noticed Old Charlie standing beside the house, the reins dragging the ground.
He parked the truck in front of the courthouse and turned to her, dragging a paper from his pocket.
In her mind, dragging a human around seemed like a pretty serious liability.
Dragging me away from home?
She lunged frantically again, dragging Brutus nearly four feet this time.
An engine plane is an inclined road, up which loaded cars are hauled by a stationary engine and rope, the empty cars running down by gravity, dragging the rope after them.
Kai, still groggy from the fumes, squirmed away, dragging the wizard with him till he could go no further.
A few weeks ago he started with a bit of walking in hand, and I noticed he was dragging his offside hind leg.
Make sure the catheter tubing is slack and is not dragging on the patient's bladder neck.
It was Peter, dragging his quilt behind him like the tail of a white peacock.
Sept. 30th The War in Egypt - Dragging a forty pounder into position at Ramleh.
Dragging TA and regular reservists away from their families and sending them to the desert to fight an immoral and illegal war is outrageous.
I am still, to this day, apologizing to my dear friend Pierre for dragging him out to witness such sacrilege.
So we had to go out by tractor dragging a sled behind.
Roy fell over headlong, dragging the sledge with him.
Next day saw the sheer tedium of dragging around looking for accommodation.
Once more that steady pull began, and once more I lay torpid a century of dragging seconds till my breast was naked again.
We also liked the way you can reorder tabs by simply dragging and dropping them in the order you 'd prefer.
You can show or hide multiple layers at the same time by dragging over eye icons in the Layers palette.
Once defined, color rules can be modified by dragging the small vertical tic marks below the color bar.
Do you have three rambunctious children who are always dragging mud into the house?
Cats are naturally drawn to the rough texture of this material and find dragging their claws across it irresistible.
There are few things as disgusting as a dog dragging cat feces all over the house.
Pay off any old debts that might be dragging your score down.
Help design a new Higglytown Hero by dragging and dropping objects onto a Higgly - it's like a digital potato head!
Choose your three tricks by clicking them with the left mouse button and dragging them to the bar on the right side of the play screen.
All this game entails is dragging the type of sushi and drink the customers want to them.
Add definition to the edges of your sticker by lightly dragging the surface over a brown or black ink pad.
Pre-designed page templates are used by dragging and dropping your photos into available spaces.
It's important not to storm into the teen's room and start going through his or her clothes (at least while your teen is in the room) or dragging the teen off to the doctor for a blood test on suspicion drug use.
Brides are choosing to show off their legs and their designer shoes instead of dragging cathedral gowns through the sand, grass, and gravel.
You can choose your looks by clicking on the available choices, or dragging them over and placing them on the doll with your computer mouse.
If you're tired of dragging yourself through the toy store aisle every time your daughter is invited to a birthday party, encourage her to create a gift that is one of a kind.
Hitting, kicking, dragging, and physically harming pets in any other way falls under the definition of intentional cruelty, and is an offense that is punishable by law.
Last but not least, if you're planning on taking lessons online because you're too nervous to play in front of other people, dragging yourself to an in-person class will do you a world of good.
Lift it out and remove it from the outside of the home to prevent dragging any unnecessary dirt and debris into your home.
Conversely, if the leg is dragging along or beneath your heel, they are far too long!
This will save you from dragging and dropping items back and forth.
The last power is slide, which is activated by dragging your stylus from top to bottom in the middle of the screen.
Drawing is as simple as clicking and dragging the mouse pointer across the canvas.
Infants progress gradually from rolling (eight to 10 weeks) to creeping on their stomachs and dragging their legs behind them (six to nine months) to actual crawling (seven to 12 months).
This way the foxtrot dance becomes a dance done by two people moving as one, not one person dragging around another.
When exiting the water, be sure to press on any pockets to prevent excess liquid from dragging the suit down.
Even if you're wearing your activewear just to run errands rather than a marathon, you still don't want the bottoms of your pants dragging through mud puddles and getting caught under your sneakers.
As the writer, you need to give the reader enough information to have the turning point of the story make sense without dragging it on too long and running the risk of boring the reader.
Additionally, the "rigid" toboggan bottom is reported to prevent sagging and dragging.
Free Dress Up Games-Most of the games at this site are played by clicking and dragging with the mouse.
The child may start dragging you along and place your hand on things instead of just asking for them.
And the Chinese government seems to be dragging its feet as a frustrated FBI attempts to pound on the door, claiming that piracy is an "internal" problem that they would rather handle themselves.
As a starter, the lefty is going to be dragging their hand over what they've written.
Paint the entire box including the lid, using the same procedure, dragging the brush through the colors without completely mixing them.
Leaving stuff where others stumble on it is not, and dragging more than you need for the class itself is generally not a good idea -- use the lockers!
Drop a larger spoonful at one end of the cookie sheet, dragging it down and adding another large spoonful at the end.
Over the course of the show, Greg was often shown losing his temper, punching windows and dragging one of the female contestants out of her sleeping bag and into the middle of the street.
Resize the base image by holding down the shift key and dragging corners of the image to the corners of the document.
If you wind up with too many decorative touches or gifts from friends that you can't use, you can sell them by dragging them to the cash register.
Profiles can be further customized by simply dragging and dropping boxes around the page.
There was no point in dragging this out.
By winding in the main rope the loaded cars are hauled towards the engine, dragging behind them the tail-rope, which unwinds from its drum.
All this while the war for the recovery of Pisa was slowly dragging on, with no success or honour to the Florentines.
Billwiller introduced the idea of sucking air into the flame at or just below the burner tip, and at this juncture the Naphey or Dolan burner was introduced in America, the principle employed being to use two small and widely separated jets instead of the two openings of the union jet burner, and to make each a minute bunsen, the acetylene dragging in from the base of the nipple enough air to surround and protect it while burning from contact with the steatite.
Here in the spring the half-dozen or more coyote pups are brought forth; and it is said that at this season the old ones systematically drive any large game they may be chasing as near to their burrow, where the young coyotes are waiting to be fed, as possible before killing it, in order to save the labour of dragging it any great distance.
Their training consisted of gymnastic and warlike exercises which developed strength and discipline that would be as useful in executing public works and in dragging large monuments as in strictly military service.
Round this core threads of glass were wound of various colors; the whole could be reset in the furnace to soften it for nsoulding the foGt or neck, or attaching handles, or dragging the surface into various patterns.
He died (7th of July 1307) at Burgh-on-Sands, leaving his incompetent son to ruin himself by his own follies, while ferocious hangings and dragging of men to death at horses' heels roused the Scottish Commons, and the men of Ettrick and Tweeddale, renouncing their new lord, de Valence, came over to the wandering knight who stood for Scotland.
This illustrates the resistance to dragging of a rope coiled round a post; e.g.
The proteid matter combines with a part of the tannin in the wine, forming an insoluble tannate, and this gradually subsides to the bottom of the cask, dragging with it the mechanically suspended matters which are the main cause of the wine's turbidity.
Franz, Bilibin's man, was dragging a portmanteau with some difficulty out of the front door.
Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
A horrid business dragging these corpses about with one!
These toppers feature the bride dragging the groom to the altar, the groom with a ball and chain or even the couple on cell phones.
Dragging it up again wouldn't do either of them any good.
She'd gotten Logan killed by dragging him to the ocean.
In depths beyond the reach of wave motion, and apart from suspension across a submarine gully, which will sooner or later result in a rupture of the cable, the most frequent cause of interruption is seismic or other shifting of the ocean bed, while in shallower waters and near the shore the dragging of anchors or 40 fishing trawls has been mostly responsible.
The slaying of Patroclus by the Trojan hero Hector roused Achilles from his indifference; eager to avenge his beloved comrade, he sallied forth, equipped with new armour fashioned by Hephaestus, slew Hector, and, after dragging his body round the walls of Troy, restored it to the aged King Priam at his earnest entreaty.
It therefore creeps up the side of the glass dragging the strong wine after it, and this goes on till the quantity of fluid dragged up collects into a drop and runs down the side of the glass.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
It is the same as if all these traps were buckled to a man's belt, and he could not move over the rough country where our lines are cast without dragging them--dragging his trap.
Look there in the meadow behind the village, three of them are dragging something.
All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
On all sides they saw rain-soaked officers with dejected faces who seemed to be seeking something, and soldiers dragging doors, benches, and fencing from the village.
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
That affair was the same thing as this soldier with the harsh voice, and it was that affair and this soldier that were so agonizingly, incessantly pulling and pressing his arm and always dragging it in one direction.
Prince Andrew again seized the standard and, dragging it by the staff, ran on with the battalion.
But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
They then crossed the hollow to Semenovsk, where the soldiers were dragging away the last logs from the huts and barns.
The woman's husband, a short, round- shouldered man in the undress uniform of a civilian official, with sausage-shaped whiskers and showing under his square-set cap the hair smoothly brushed forward over his temples, with expressionless face was moving the trunks, which were placed one on another, and was dragging some garments from under them.
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
What was he thinking, dragging her into this?
You feel guilty for dragging me into this and are obligated to help me?
I fiddled with it a little bit, dragging it back and forth.
Besides, I don't want you dragging her into this!
One of them pushed her to keep her from dragging her feet too much.
Dusty wanted nothing more than to order Darian back to Ohio to finish one mess before dragging them into another.