Drag On Meaning

(idiomatic) to last too long

Example:   11 January 1929 Chicago Tribune - SENATE WARS ON VAGUE TERMS OF ANTI-WAR PACT
  Debate on the Kellogg Mar renunciation treaty dragged on in the senate today with no immediate prospect of final action.
  25 December 2004 Boston Globe - In Washington state, the race for governor drags on -- and on
  28 July 2006 New York Times
  The villain is a grotesque exterminator voiced by Paul Giamatti, and the climactic battle against him, though it drags on a bit too long, does have its moments.

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