slow going


: a situation in which progress is slow
It's been slow going so far, but the project should speed up soon.

Examples of slow going in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The work has been slow going, and progress has been incremental. Kevin Roose, New York Times, 21 May 2024 But its revenue growth is expected to slow going forward. Alex Heath, The Verge, 24 Apr. 2024 The trouble is that, while developing tools for these languages is slow going, generative AI is rapidly overtaking the web. Matteo Wong, The Atlantic, 12 Apr. 2024 Snowfall of an inch to 3 — maybe even 4, in some parts of southeast Michigan — is expected Tuesday, followed by freezing rain, that could make the evening commute home slippery and slow going. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 30 Jan. 2024 But the process has been slow going, and only 71 have been issued so far. Emmett Lindner, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2024 The slow going on BEVs cost CEO Akio Toyoda his position earlier this year, and he was replaced by former Lexus boss Koji Sato, who created a new organization within Toyota called BEV Factory, which has the mission of developing next-generation EVs for Toyota in 2026. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 19 Sep. 2023 Both Google and Apple hope to build out their ID storage capabilities, but with so many government agencies involved, the process is slow going. WIRED, 1 Nov. 2023 Senate minority leader, Nikki Antonio, the Democrat from Lakewood, said it’s been really slow going. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 25 Aug. 2023

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“Slow going.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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