drag in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydrag in
he/she/itdrags in
present participledragging in
past tensedragged in
past participledragged in
  1. 1
    to start talking about something that is not connected with what you are discussing and that other people do not want to talk about

    He seemed determined to drag in irrelevant details about my personal life.

  2. 2
    to make someone become involved in a situation when they do not want to

    I don’t know anything about the project, so don’t try and drag me in.

See also main entry: drag