Arrastrar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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arrastrar

  
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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