drag on

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Verb1.drag on - last unnecessarily long
last, endure - persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
2.drag on - proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"
proceed, go - follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
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visich in die Länge ziehen; (meeting, lecture also)sich hinziehen; (conversation)sich hinschleppen; it dragged on for 3 hourses zog sich über 3 Stunden hin
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"We are gaining a premium company and valuable real estate that provides an immediate critical mass of stores that would have taken years to develop organically and would have been a drag on earnings for the next several years."