dragging one's feet

phrase

variants also dragging one's heels
present participle of drag one's feet
as in lingering
to move or act slowly I think she's dragging her feet on the project because she thinks it's not worth the effort.

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“Dragging one's feet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dragging%20one%27s%20feet. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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