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arrastrar

  
arrastrar
transitive verb
1. (along the ground)
a. to drag
arrastrar los piesto drag your feet
b. to sweep (clothing)
un vestido con una cola que arrastraa dress with a train that sweeps the ground
c. to brush (clothing)
una falda que arrastra el sueloa skirt that sweeps the ground
2. (vehicle)
a. to tow
arrastrar una lanchato tow a skiff
3. (current)
a. to sweep along/away (a river)
arrastar las hojasto sweep leaves along/away
b. to carry out (the ocean)
arrastar algo mar adentroto carry something out to sea
c. to blow (along) (wind )
arrastar una hojato blow a leaf along
4. (finance)
a. to drag down
arrastrar el mercadoto drag down the market
5. (illness/problem)
a. to drag on
Vengo arrastrando una tos.I have a cough that is dragging on.
6. (attraction)
a. to draw
arrastar a la multitudto draw a crowd
b. to attract
arrastrar mucha genteto attract a lot of people
7. (persuasion)
a. to influence
No te permites arrastar por sus palabras.Don't let yourself be influenced by his words.
b. to win over
dejarse arrastrar por una ideato be won over by an idea
c. to lead to
La pobreza lo arrestró a la delincuencia.Poverty led him to crime.
8. (speech)
a. to slur
arrastrar las palabrasto slur your words
reflexive verb
9. (move along the ground)
a. to crawl
arrastrarse como un bebéto crawl like a baby
b. to slither
Las serpientes se arrastran.Snakes slither.
c. to drag oneself
arrastrarse por el sueloto drag oneself along the ground
10. (humilliation)
a. to grovel
arrastrarse frente al reyto grovel before the king
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
pronominal 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
transitive verb
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
intransitive verb
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
pronominal verb
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
Gerund: arrastrando
Participle: arrastrado
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoarrastroarrastréarrastrabaarrastraríaarrastraré
arrastrasarrastrastearrastrabasarrastraríasarrastrarás
él/ella/Ud.arrastraarrastróarrastrabaarrastraríaarrastrará
nosotrosarrastramosarrastramosarrastrábamosarrastraríamosarrastraremos
vosotrosarrastráisarrastrasteisarrastrabaisarrastraríaisarrastraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.arrastranarrastraronarrastrabanarrastraríanarrastrarán
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