English version

drag somebody/something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrag somebody/something ↔ up phrasal verb1 TELL A SECRETto mention an unpleasant or embarrassing story from the past, even though it upsets someone Why do you have to drag that up again?2 be dragged up British English if a child is dragged up, their parents do not teach them to behave properly – used humorously Those children have been dragged up, not brought up! drag→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drag upHe dragged his fingernails up and down across my back.Later in the afternoon the sheriff's men came back and dragged me up before the justices.Gao Ma dragged her up on to the riverbank.Relieved, we leapt out of our sinking craft and dragged it up the beach to the waiting clothes- stand in the sand.The shapes of the Women, dragging the boat up the beach, were dimmer and more ghostly than ever.Have men with oxen drag the barrels up the mountain to a lake with a narrow outlet.We dragged ourselves up the wide, eroded mess of a path that leads to Ben Lawers and up into the storm.A late rally dragged the index up to close at 18,560, still off more than 1,000 on the week.be dragged upI assume a lot of people will laugh at Morrissey for this and the Glastonbury thing will be dragged up again.Her frozen limbs were dragged up an impressively wide staircase and then along a hallway.Everything that can be dragged up as a skeleton on Mugabe and his underlings must be dragged up.The whale will be dragged up its main ramp and butchered.
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Verb table
drag
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydrag
he, she, itdrags
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydragged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dragged
he, she, ithas dragged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dragged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill drag
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dragged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dragging
he, she, itis dragging
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you, we, theyare dragging
Past
I, he, she, itwas dragging
you, we, theywere dragging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dragging
he, she, ithas been dragging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dragging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dragging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dragging
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