slowly but surely

Definition of slowly but surely

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a slow manner :  not quickly, fast, early, rashly, or readily

  1. :  in a sure manner:

    :  without danger or risk of injury or loss :  safely

    :  with assurance :  confidently

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a trip made at another's expense

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