Drag the chain

be somewhat tardy

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • drag the chain — verb a) To fall behind relative to others. Act’s dragging of the chain seems designed to prevent progress on this important issue. b) To unwittingly hold up progress …   Wiktionary

  • drag the chain — Australian Slang be somewhat tardy …   English dialects glossary

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  • chain — /tʃeɪn / (say chayn) noun 1. a connected series of metal or other links for connecting, drawing, confining, restraining, etc., or for ornament. 2. something that binds or restrains. 3. (plural) bonds or fetters. 4. (plural) bondage. 5. a series… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chain conveyor — for the transport of heavy unit loads A chain conveyor is a type of conveyor system for moving material through production lines. Chain conveyors utilize a powered continuous chain arrangement, carrying a series of single pendants. The chain… …   Wikipedia

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  • drag — drag1 [ dræg ] verb ** ▸ 1 pull with difficulty ▸ 2 pull someone against will ▸ 3 make someone do something ▸ 4 touch ground ▸ 5 when time seems slow ▸ 6 in computing ▸ 7 search water with net ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to pull something or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drag — I UK [dræɡ] / US verb Word forms drag : present tense I/you/we/they drag he/she/it drags present participle dragging past tense dragged past participle dragged ** 1) [transitive] to pull something or someone along with difficulty, for example… …   English dictionary


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