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main drag

n. Slang
The principal street of a city or town.
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main′ drag′


n.
Slang. the main street of a town.
[1850–55]
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Noun1.main drag - the main street of a town or citymain drag - the main street of a town or city  
high street, main street - street that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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Be savvy with restaurant choices - flashy numbers on the beachfront will be much more expensive than simpler places off the main drag. The same goes for shopping for souvenirs and treats.
A 24.4% y/y decrease in arrivals from Turkey, in line with the downward trend of the last few months, was the main drag on growth in the total number of visitors.
The petrochemical sector was the main drag on Tadawul All-Share Index, which sank 0.6 percent.
| SITUATED on the main drag overlooking Barry Island, we decided to get a takeaway and head down to the beach.
The road is the main drag though Pahoa Village and from there, it could reach Highway 130.
Dubai Islamic Bank, down 2.2 per cent, was the main drag. The lender is due to publish its first-quarter results in coming days.
Abu Dhabi: There are tentative signs that Saudi Arabia's economic slowdown may have bottomed out in the second quarter after the oil-rich country's economy slowed sharply in the first quarter this year with oil sector being the main drag on growth, Capital Economics said in a report yesterday.
But it said its Irish business and unfavourable currency rates had been the main drag on revenues.
buzzing and a woman sitting along the main drag lunges for a half-empty
Loan impairment charges appeared to be the main drag on earnings, rising to OMR 2.3 million in the nine months ending 30 September compared with OMR 0.6 million during the same period last year.