drag down

  1. (tr, adverb) to depress or demoralize: the flu really dragged her down

Words Nearby drag down

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How to use drag down in a sentence

  • It is not waiting for them to drag down the banner to the dust; it is making haste to trail it for them with malice aforethought.

    A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
  • Cannot you drag down the Wolf-Cub without the aid of this blood-hound, Ferou?

    The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
  • Right or wrong, these facts impress the mind, and their leaden weight serves to drag down our aspirations.

    Creed And Deed | Felix Adler
  • It was not for a man broken down in the world, to drag down any woman to his paltry circumstances.

    Washington Irving | Henry W. Boynton