drag out of - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydrag out of
he/she/itdrags out of
present participledragging out of
past tensedragged out of
past participledragged out of
  1. drag something out of someone to force or persuade someone to tell you something when they do not want to

    He only told me her name, and I had to drag that out of him.

See also main entry: drag