drag into

phrasal verb

dragged into; dragging into; drags into
: to involve (a person, group, etc.) in (a difficult or complicated situation)
I'm sorry for dragging you into this.
We will not let the country be dragged into another war.

Examples of drag into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the end of his sophomore year, he was dragged into a fight that little would change everything for him. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024 Whatever chaos Ava may relentlessly drag into the workplace is nothing in comparison to dealing with a broke school system that does nothing to support its students. Vulture, 11 Jan. 2024 Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, a true minimalist dragged into this mess. Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 12 Dec. 2023 The deal reached in Brussels took three days of negotiations, including an initial 22-hour session that began Wednesday afternoon and dragged into Thursday. Adam Satariano, New York Times, 8 Dec. 2023 Advertisement Final steps to approve the deal came in marathon sessions of the Israeli war and security Cabinets that began Tuesday and dragged into Wednesday. Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2023 The second year of the Russia-Ukraine War did not pan out how either side expected, with upset and disappointment marring a conflict that looks ready to drag into a third year. Peter Aitken, Fox News, 20 Dec. 2023 Smash burgers are having a moment right now, having been dragged into the spotlight by the riptides of social media. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, 14 Jan. 2024 Yet that central role has its costs, as TSMC was dragged into Taiwanese politics as the self-governing island gears up for a presidential election on Jan. 13. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 2 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Drag into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drag%20into. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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