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

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drag your heels — see drag, 1
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Main Entry:heel

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drag your ˈfeet/ˈheels idiom
to be deliberately slow in doing sth or in making a decision
Main entry:dragidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • drag your heels — If you drag your heels, you either delay doing something or do it as slowly as possible because you don t want to do it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • drag your heels —    If you drag your heels, you either delay doing something or do it as slowly as possible because you don t want to do it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • drag your heels — 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 heels — drag (your/its) heels to do something slowly because you do not want to do it. When they told us they wanted to put computers in our classrooms, we dragged our heels a little bit …   New idioms dictionary

  • drag its heels — drag (your/its) heels to do something slowly because you do not want to do it. When they told us they wanted to put computers in our classrooms, we dragged our heels a little bit …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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 — 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 — [[t]dræ̱g[/t]] ♦♦♦ drags, dragging, dragged 1) VERB If you drag something, you pull it along the ground, often with difficulty. [V n prep/adv] He got up and dragged his chair towards the table. 2) VERB If someone drags you somewhere, they pull… …   English dictionary

  • drag heels — 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 heels — drag (your/its) heels to do something slowly because you do not want to do it. When they told us they wanted to put computers in our classrooms, we dragged our heels a little bit …   New idioms dictionary

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