drag away

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Related to drag away: drag feet
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TRAGIC WPC Fletcher PROTEST Police drag away an embassy demonstrator FURY Protesters waving anti-Gaddafi placards
If a former or current footballer (the worst perpetrators of cliche) inexplicably accompanies their tired phrase with the adverb 'literally', then the alarm bells 'literally' go off and the cliche police (who perpetually eat doughnuts in an act of cliched hypocrisy) come and, er, drag away the cliche kicking and screaming.
Police were called to Clovenstone Park in Wester Hailes after residents reported seeing the stolen Leyland van crash at about 6am and two men trying to drag away a safe.