drag down

phrasal verb

dragged down; dragging down; drags down
: to force (someone) into a bad situation or condition
We cannot let our enemies drag us down to their level.
: to make (someone) unhappy
You can't let her bad moods drag you down.
: to make (something) lower in amount or quality
High energy costs are dragging down profits.

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“Drag down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drag%20down. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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