at a snail's pace

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Definition of at a snail's pace

: very slowly The work is progressing at a snail's pace.

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at a snail's pace

a taste/dose of someone's own medicine

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“At a snail's pace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20a%20snail%27s%20pace. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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