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dragged out

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dragged out

adjective phrase

Exhausted; beat: I feel awful dragged out today (1831+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The body of the French squire had been dragged out by them and hacked to pieces.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Some of them squealed and some of them growled when dragged out to die.

    Johnny Bear E. T. Seton
  • Then, body to body with the savage, he was dragged out over the chest.

    Two Thousand Miles Below Charles Willard Diffin
  • Both are dragged out of their course by the furious impulses of desire.

    Phaedrus Plato
  • They crossed the channel, and dragged out the great life-boat from its house.

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