to pass very slowly, to make something longer
The speech was dragging on so we decided to leave early.
Benefits of Tomatoes
Counters the Effect of Cigarette Smoke
The two main components of tomatoes, coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid, fight against nitrosamines which are produced in the body and are the main carcinogens found in cigarettes. The presence of vitamin A in such high quantities has also been shown to reduce the effects of carcinogens and can protect you against lung cancer.