"But I'd rather see us do something now than drag it out for a long period of time."
To drag him out into the light, as it were.
I'm thinking of him, having everything dragged out in the open.
I dragged your child out into the big bad world and got him killed.
Women have dragged out the baby with their own hands.
She wanted to get a good price and not drag it out.
He tried to drag himself out with his hands, but could not.
What's the point of having a committee if you drag things out like that?
Just a little more, and then we will leave, if I have to drag him out by force!
Once at the house, she dragged out every step toward the door.