asleep at the wheel

Asleep at the wheel
If someone is asleep at the wheel, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities very carefully. 'Asleep at the switch' is an alternative.

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  • asleep at the wheel —    If someone is asleep at the wheel, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities very carefully. Asleep at the switch is an alternative.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you say that someone is asleep at the wheel,… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • asleep at the wheel — not paying attention. Why was our government asleep at the wheel when the crisis began? Etymology: based on the literal meaning of asleep at the wheel (= sleeping while driving a vehicle) …   New idioms dictionary

  • asleep at the switch — If someone is asleep at the switch, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities very carefully. Asleep at the wheel is an alternative …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • asleep at the switch —    If someone is asleep at the switch, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities very carefully. Asleep at the wheel is an alternative.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • asleep at the switch — phrasal : not alert to a duty or opportunity * * * asleep at the switch (or wheel) informal not attentive or alert; inactive someone must have been asleep at the switch to allow this …   Useful english dictionary

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