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Drag you out

Posted by James Briggs on March 04, 2004

In Reply to: Drag you out posted by Miri Barak on March 04, 2004

: Hello dear friends:

: it's night, the nurse in the animal hospital calls the vet over an urgent case and she says:
: "sorry to drag you out"

: What does she mean: sorry for wasting his time, or waking him up, I couldn't find this combination:
: dragging somebody out.

: Thank you very much

It means to pull/drag you away from what you were doing. It's often used whem someone is relaxing after work and is called back in for some emergency or other.