let the grass grow under one's feet


: to wait before doing something or to do something slowly
used in negative statements
He has never been one to let the grass grow under his feet.

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“Let the grass grow under one's feet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20the%20grass%20grow%20under%20one%27s%20feet. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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