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drag one's ass

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drag one's tail

verb phrase

To work sluggishly; loaf; drag ass, drag-tail: Two hours off with pay, why the hell are they draggin' their tails? (1930s+)

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drag one's ass

Also,drag ass ordrag it ordrag tail. Leave, depart, as in I'm dragging my ass out of this place, or It's really late, let's drag ass! [ ; 1920s ]
Also,drag one's tail. Move or act with deliberate slowness, as in Hurry up, stop dragging your tail. [ ; c. 1930 ]
For a more polite synonym, see drag one's feet
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