slow on the uptake

idiom

Definition of slow on the uptake

: slow to comprehend Being slow on the uptake, I didn't realize what was going on at first.

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“Slow on the uptake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slow%20on%20the%20uptake. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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