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go slow

To exhibit a lack of eagerness or motivation 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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I shared the link to different social media platforms only for someone to shout my name, "Basil, go slow on this!" as I was about to board a vehicle for home Tuesday evening.
Brown whose administration has seen two separate go slow actions since taking over from former internal President Dr.
But the order to Indian firms to go slow is attributed to fears in India that the Trump Administration may soon impose harsh sanctions on Iran, which could trap Indian funds and equipment in Chabahar, the Express and other Indian newspapers reported last week.
Thoroughly accessible to young students, GO SLOW WHOA Nutrition is a brief, educational DVD about basic nutrition and learning to make healthy choices.
The writings are grouped under three subject headings: Reasons to Go Slow, Promoting the Slow Books Movement in the Academic Library, and Beyond the Academic Library: A Lifetime of Slow Books.
When the top four universities announced they were ready to shift to a new calendar with an August/September opening, CHED's reaction was to advise, "Go slow." Only because they had been caught flatfooted!
I "start low and go slow" and often find clinical improvement at dosages that are lower than those that are published as being therapeutic.
Indian private sector banks such as ICICI Bank (NSE: ICICIBANK) and HDFC Bank (NSE: HDFCBANK) have instructed staff to go slow on the sale of insurance products.
* GO SLOW: Traffic is held up on the motorway as part of the 2000 fuel protest
CABBIES have vowed to bring Redditch town centre to a standstill next Saturday when they stage a "go slow" in protest at rising costs.
The Stanlow fuel protest group stage a 'go slow'' on the M60 in Manchester
IF Ted Prest (All Quiet Now, 04.04.11) were to obtain a copy of the Daily Mirror, (02.04.11) he would see a picture on page 31 of a go slow protest against rising fuel costs that was held in Salford, Greater Manchester, which was led by a shire horse and cart.