drag up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydrag up
he/she/itdrags up
present participledragging up
past tensedragged up
past participledragged up
  1. to start talking about something when it is not necessary, usually something unpleasant that happened in the past and that other people want to forget

    Must you drag up that old argument?

See also main entry: drag