drug vs dragged : Common Errors in English

About drug vs dragged

“Well, look what the cat drug in!” Unless you are trying to renderdialectical speech to convey a sense of down-home rusticity, use“dragged” as the past tense of “drag.”

drug Meaning(s)

  • (n) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • (v) administer a drug to
  • (v) use recreational drugs

dragged Meaning(s)

  • (n) the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  • (n) something that slows or delays progress
  • (n) something tedious and boring
  • (n) clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
  • (n) a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
  • (n) the act of dragging (pulling with force)
  • (v) pull, as against a resistance
  • (v) draw slowly or heavily
  • (v) force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
  • (v) move slowly and as if with great effort
  • (v) to lag or linger behind
  • (v) suck in or take (air)
  • (v) use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
  • (v) walk without lifting the feet
  • (v) search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  • (v) persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
  • (v) proceed for an extended period of time

drug in News

  1. Drug task force nabs two Le Roy residents on drug charges

    Following a Local Drug Enforcement Task Force raid, two Le Roy residents have been arrested on drug charges. Taken into custody were Jacqueline D. Cecere, 35, of Clay Street, and Brandon M. Longhany, 33, of Clay Street. Both were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th, criminal possessing oa hypodermic instrument and criminal using drug paraphernalia.  All three charges ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Batavian

  2. Drug plea delayed for Kermit Gosnell, Philadelphia abortion doctor

    A federal drug plea has been postponed for a Philadelphia abortion provider already serving a life sentence for the deaths of three babies. Defense lawyer Jack McMahon said he needs more time to consult with Dr. Kermit Gosnell about the plea. Gosnell is due back in court on June 26. Gosnell, 72, ran a "pill mill" by day and a rogue "abortion mill" by night, prosecutors said. He is serving life ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  3. Drug plea delayed for Philadelphia abortion doctor

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal drug plea has been postponed for a Philadelphia abortion provider already serving life in the deaths of three babies.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

dragged in News

  1. Oil prices fall toward $95 on the heels of stock market rout in Asia as US crude stocks grow

    BANGKOK — The price of oil rose fell toward $95 a barrel Thursday, dragged down by evidence the U.S. crude supplies are growing. Benchmark oil for July delivery fell 52 cents to $95.36 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Oil falls toward $95 as Asia stock markets plunge

    BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose fell toward $95 a barrel Thursday, dragged down by evidence the U.S. crude supplies are growing.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Utility trailer chained to concrete block dragged away in Toms River

    TOMS RIVER — A utility trailer chained to a large concrete block was dragged off a parking lot Sunday on Route 37 west, police said.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Ocean County Observer

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