slowly but surely

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Definition of slowly but surely

: by making slow but definite progress used to stress that something is happening or being done even though it is not happening or being done quickly We're getting the work done, slowly but surely.

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“Slowly but surely.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slowly%20but%20surely. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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