drag your heels

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. 2014.

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  • 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

  • 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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