Past tense of "Drag"

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Re: Past tense of "Drag"

Post by Tiny_Turtle » 03 Sep 2018, 14:31

I asked my 16 year-old granddaughter which of these was correct: "I drug the box across the room" or "I dragged the box across the room". She said, "I drug the box... is better. I dragged the box... sounds like you're a third grader." Gotta laugh at that. Funny thing is, the way the younger generation speaks will eventually become what is considered correct.

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Post by Actuallyashe » 03 Sep 2018, 17:54

It should be dragged but in some cases i saw drug being used instead

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Post by Braunsucre » 04 Sep 2018, 09:31

Drug sounds really strange, I'll try to make more research on this.

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Post by 56lives » 05 Sep 2018, 02:49

I would think that dragged is the correct word. The word drug is medicinal in nature or that stuff people pump into their bodies in order to be ecstatic.

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Post by Raja28 » 12 Sep 2018, 01:31

Thanks for the thoughts, everyone! The discussion has been enlightening and entertaining.

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Post by Sunday diamond » 10 Nov 2018, 08:52

The commonly used one is 'dragged'. My oxford diction and even google recognized dragged as past tense for drag

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