The IAEA, accustomed to long, drawn-out inspections, seems to have lost its patience.
He finally died in a drawn-out battle with his Irish mobster nemesis, John Morrissey.
The crisis lasted 444 days—a drawn-out drama dubbed “America Held Hostage” on television.
Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.
In other words, get ready for one long, drawn-out horse race.
He put his hands to his mouth and gave a loud, drawn-out shout, and then listened for an echo.
From the Bowhead the sound comes like the drawn-out "hoo-hoo-oo-oo-oo" of the hoot-owl.
Monotonous they are—these drawn-out agonies—as the sea itself upon which they are enacted.
As he did so his little jaw dropped, and he emitted a faint, drawn-out 'Boo.'
The final closure is made by melting the drawn-out extension in the blowpipe flame; the finished seal being shown by g, Fig. 4.