To earn money, Ms. Regalado helped her parents fish, sometimes lugging their nets as she made her way to the flag-raising ceremony at school in the mornings.
—New York Times
In one cartoon, a husband, lugging his suitcases and golf clubs, turns to his wife: “Well, now that the kids have grown up and left, I guess I’ll be shoving off, too.”
The previous two weeks had been spent excitedly lugging in furnishings.
—New York Times
carry with difficulty
To lug something is to drag or haul it. If you have to lug a heavy backpack to school, look into buying a fashionable backpack on wheels.
To lug something 就是拖动或牵引它。如果你必须背着沉重的背包去学校，考虑购买一个时尚的带轮子的背包。
If you overpack for a trip, you might end up having to lug your suitcases around the airport, and if your grocery bag breaks on your way home, you’ll have to lug your gallon of milk and bunches of bananas in your arms instead. As a noun, lug has several less common meanings, including “a handle-like projection,” and “an asymmetrical four-sized sail.” Informally, a lug is also an ear in Scotland, and a bully in North America.
如果你为旅行过度打包，你可能最终不得不拖着你的手提箱在机场转悠，如果你的杂货袋在回家的路上破了，你将不得不把你的加仑牛奶和成串的香蕉抱在怀里。作为名词，lug 有几个不太常见的含义，包括“像把手一样的投影”和“不对称的四尺寸帆”。非正式地，lug 在苏格兰也是耳朵，在北美也是恶霸。
Heavily weighed down by the wood on my back, branches poking maddeningly, I had burned almost all of the fuel not to waste strength lugging it.
—The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
People had to lug their own water, in buckets or milk jugs or soda containers.
—Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
Hazel was at the top of the crater, running away as fast as she could while lugging a large sheet of bronze.
—The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
lug (v.)late 14c., “pull (something) slowly or with effort,” from Scandinavian (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge “to pull by the hair”); see lug (n.). Related: Lugged; lugging.Related entries & more
lug (v.)late 14c.，“慢慢地或用力地拉（某物）”，来自斯堪的纳维亚语（比较瑞典的 lugga，挪威的 lugge “拉着头发”）；参见 lug (n.)。相关：拖着； lugging.Related 条目及更多
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