drag away

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Related to drag away: drag feet
See: carry away
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No ideas or opinions could hinder him from seeing the one probability to be, that Raffles recovered would be just the same man as before, with his strength as a tormentor renewed, obliging him to drag away his wife to spend her years apart from her friends and native place, carrying an alienating suspicion against him in her heart.
At last, carefully examining with its antennae the now motionless spider, it proceeded to drag away the body.
TRAGIC WPC Fletcher PROTEST Police drag away an embassy demonstrator FURY Protesters waving anti-Gaddafi placards