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dragging their feet

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  • feet — /feet/, n. 1. a pl. of foot. 2. drag one s feet, to act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant to act, comply, etc.: We can t begin the project until the steering committee stops dragging its feet. 3. on one s feet, a. in a… …   Universalium

  • drag one's feet —    If you say that a person is dragging their feet, you think they are unnecessarily delaying a decision which is important to you.    If you drag your feet, you delay a decision or participate without any real enthusiasm.     The government is… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 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 —    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

  • 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\ one's\ feet — • drag one s feet • drag one s heels v. phr. To act slowly or reluctantly. The children wanted to watch television, and dragged their feet when their mother told them to go to bed. The city employees said the mayor had promised to raise their pay …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drag one's feet — or[drag one s heels] {v. phr.} To act slowly or reluctantly. * /The children wanted to watch television, and dragged their feet when their mother told them to go to bed./ * /The city employees said the mayor had promised to raise their pay, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drag one's feet — or[drag one s heels] {v. phr.} To act slowly or reluctantly. * /The children wanted to watch television, and dragged their feet when their mother told them to go to bed./ * /The city employees said the mayor had promised to raise their pay, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drag — drag1 W3S3 [dræg] v past tense and past participle dragged present participle dragging ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pull something)¦ 2¦(pull somebody)¦ 3 drag yourself to/into/out of etc something 4¦(persuade somebody to come)¦ 5¦(computer)¦ 6¦(be boring)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drag — 1 verb dragged, dragging 1 PULL ALONG THE GROUND (T) to pull someone or something along the ground, often because they are too heavy to carry: drag sth away/along/through etc: Inge managed to drag the table into the kitchen. | Angry protesters… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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