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arrastrar

to drag

verb
"arrastrar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

arrastrar
transitive verb
1. to drag (objeto, pies) (gen) & (computing) ; to pull (carro, vagón)
  • el viento arrastró las hojas -> the wind blew the leaves along
  • arrastrar y soltar (computing) -> to drag and drop
2. to win over, to sway (convencer)
  • arrastrar a alguien a algo/a hacer algo -> to lead somebody into something/to do something
  • dejarse arrastrar por algo/alguien -> to allow oneself to be swayed by something/somebody
3. (soportar)
  • arrastra una vida miserable -> she leads a miserable life
  • arrastra muchas deudas -> he has a lot of debts hanging over him
4. (al hablar)
  • arrastra las erres -> he rolls his r's
intransitive verb
5. to drag along the ground (rozar el suelo)
  • te arrastra el vestido -> your dress is dragging on the ground
arrastrarse
pronomial verb
1. to crawl (por el suelo)
  • los soldados se arrastraban por el barro -> the soldiers crawled through the mud
2. to grovel (humillarse)
  • se arrastró ante ella -> he groveled to her

arrastrar [ar-ras-trar’]
article & verb transitive & verb neuter
1. To creep, to crawl.
2. To drag along the ground.
3. To bring one over to our opinion.
4. To lead a trump at cards.
  • Arrastrar la causa -> el pleito, los autos, etc., to move a lawsuit into another court
  • Hacer alguna cosa arrastrando -> to do a thing against one’s will, to do it ill
5. To carry away; No te dejes arrastrar por esa idea, don’t get carried away by that idea.
6. Arrastrar a uno a hacer algo, to lead somebody to do something.
verb reflexive
7. To crawl, creep; Se arrastró hasta la puerta, he dragged himself to the door.
8. To drag, to trail along the ground, to hang down.
9. To drag (tiempo).
10. To grovel, to fawn, to creep.

arrastrar
verbo:transitivo
1 [+objeto pesado] to drag; [+carro] to pull; [+caravana] to tow; [+vestido, capa] to trail (along the ground)
no arrastres la silla por el suelo don't drag that chair (along the ground); arrastrar los pies to drag one's feet; shuffle along; arrastrar las palabras to slur one's words
2 (transportar) [+río, viento] to sweep away o along
la corriente arrastró las ramas the current swept the branches away o along
3 (atraer) to draw; attract
su última película ha arrastrado mucho público his latest film has drawn o attracted large audiences
este grupo arrastra a masas de adolescentes
no te dejes arrastrar por esa idea don't get carried away by that idea; arrastrar a algn a hacer algo to sweep sb into doing sth
4 (soportar)
este país arrastra desde hace décadas el problema del paro this country's been dogged by unemployment for decades; arrastra un complejo de inferioridad desde la adolescencia he's had an inferiority complex ever since he was a youth
5 (provocar) [+dificultad, problema] to bring with it
su dimisión arrastró varias crisis financieras his resignation brought with it several financial crises
6 (Bridge) [+triunfos] to draw
verbo:intransitivo
1 [+vestido, capa] to trail (along the ground); drag
te arrastra el vestido your dress is trailing (along the ground) o dragging
2 (Botánica) to trail
verbo:pronominal
arrastrarse
1 (reptar) [+bebé, serpiente] to crawl; [+herido] to drag o.s.
la oruga se arrastraba lentamente por el suelo the caterpillar crawled along the ground; la víctima se arrastró hasta la puerta the victim dragged himself to the door
2 (humillarse) to grovel
se arrastró ante el profesor para conseguir el aprobado he grovelled to the teacher so as to get a pass mark

Verb Conjugations for "arrastrar" (go to to drag)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo arrastro arrastré arrastraba arrastraría arrastraré
arrastras arrastraste arrastrabas arrastrarías arrastrarás
él/ella/Ud. arrastra arrastró arrastraba arrastraría arrastrará
nosotros arrastramos arrastramos arrastrábamos arrastraríamos arrastraremos
vosotros arrastráis arrastrasteis arrastrabais arrastraríais arrastraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. arrastran arrastraron arrastraban arrastrarían arrastrarán
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