go slow

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go slow

To not be excited to do something. Boy, you sure are going slow on this homework assignment, huh?
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go ˈslow (on something)

show less enthusiasm for achieving something: The government is going slow on tax reforms.
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References in classic literature ?
No American goes slow," said Ian Maclaren, "if he has the chance of going fast; he does not stop to talk if he can talk walking; and he does not walk if he can ride.
Crunching steps on deepened snow, a whitened world where time goes slow.
That train goes slow at first, but soon it starts to get its own pace,'' she said.
I guess the mail goes slow, but it gets through,'' said Buddy Bolton, son of Sloma Bolton, who died in 1975.