OTHER WORDS FROM draggingdrag·ging·ly, adverb
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When asked if the city’s contract and foot-dragging was buying the company time and weakening the position of the workers, Vasquez said yes.Chula Vista’s Trash Contract Limits Its Options to End Strike|Jesse Marx|January 14, 2022|Voice of San Diego
He wonders if a child would like being “dragged” around the world—frankly, this sounds like a potentially pretty amazing parenting option if Shephard was doing the dragging, as he clearly loves traveling so much.
Disappointed in what they described as the organization’s foot-dragging, they took their complaints public.National arts leader takes leave amid firestorm over racial equity|Peggy McGlone|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
In 2019, a Sarasota County day care worker was charged with abuse, caught on camera dragging and pushing children.How Cops Who Use Force and Even Kill Can Hide Their Names From the Public|by Kenny Jacoby, USA Today and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
“The office was always dragging their feet, not taking action on things Morris reported,” Zertuche said in an interview.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even on the day the wall fell, the East Germans were dragging their feet.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you think of yourself as more than a knuckle-dragging Neanderthal, you can stand up and be respectful.
They say The Guardian has been dragging its feet on the pursuit of NSA-related stories while keeping the Times on a short leash.Is The Guardian Holding Back The New York Times’ Snowden Stories?|Lloyd Grove|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The EU needs another Greece or Portugal dragging down the euro like the EU needs another bureaucrat in Brussels.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few moments afterward he was seen dragging his own trunk ashore, while Mr. Hitchcock finished his story on the boiler deck.
Merrill dropped the meat he was dragging over the floor, and turned to confront Alessandro's eyes.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The boys were dragging along the banquette a small "express wagon," which they had filled with blocks and sticks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
“It is a girl,” declared Jessie, beginning to run and half dragging Amy Drew with her.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
He ran from the stamping mill, his camera bobbing from the strap around his neck and his tripod dragging behind him.