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. 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 —    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 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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