drag (one's) heels

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drag (one's) heels

To move slowly and reluctantly because one does not want to do something. We can't be late for the dentist, so quit dragging your heels and get in the car!
See also: drag, heel

drag your ˈfeet/ˈheels

do something very slowly or delay doing something because you do not want to do it: How much longer will the government go on dragging its feet about whether to invest more money in the railways?
See also: drag, feet, heel
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Fed up of her sister dragging her heels, Kim has taken it into her own hands to force Denise to tell her daughters about the pregnancy.
Even Arun looked embarrassed as he paced several steps ahead, while the Austin Powers babe trailed behind, dragging her heels.