drag your feet

   If someone is dragging their feet, they are taking too long to do or finish something, usually because they don't want to do it.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • drag your feet — drag your feet/heels/ phrase to do something very slowly because you do not really want to do it Thesaurus: to do something slowlysynonym Main entry: drag * * * drag your feet (also drag your heels) …   Useful english dictionary

  • drag your feet — ► to be very slow in doing sth, for example taking a decision: »Reformers claim that the FSA is dragging its feet on banking reform. Main Entry: ↑foot …   Financial and business terms

  • drag your feet — drag (your) feet/heels to deal with something slowly because you do not really want to do it. He was asked why the government had dragged its feet on the question of a single European currency. (often + on) We don t want to look as if we re… …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag your feet — If someone is dragging their feet, they are taking too long to do or finish something, usually because they don t want to do it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • drag your feet — drag (your/its) feet to do something slowly because you do not want to do it. He knows he should make a decision, but he s dragging his feet …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag your feet — work too slow, prevent progress    They re dragging their feet. Tell them to work faster …   English idioms

  • Drag your feet —   If someone is dragging their feet, they are taking too long to do or finish something, usually because they don t want to do it …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • drag your feet (to) —  Delay, deliberately complete a task slowly …   American business jargon

  • drag its feet — drag (your/its) feet to do something slowly because you do not want to do it. He knows he should make a decision, but he s dragging his feet …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag your heels — drag your feet/heels/ phrase to do something very slowly because you do not really want to do it Thesaurus: to do something slowlysynonym Main entry: drag * * * drag your heels see ↑drag …   Useful english dictionary

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