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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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In April this year, our president said he was 'going slow so that I can survive.' However, shortly before he was sworn in again last May, Buhari was on a Nigerian Television Authority interview programme promising he would stop being the crawling dawdler he was during his first term: 'Those who call me Baba Go slow will see whether I am slow or fast,' he boasted.
The Kejriwal government is accused of going slow in the alleged ` 400- crore water tanker scam that took place in the previous Sheila Dikshit government.
He saw a direction sign, but then it was gone In the blink of an eye, and not just one No chance for the traffic sign to be seen Replaced with an advert on the screen To slow down, the stranger thought, would help his sight But even then couldn't get it right And then he faced another plight Local traffic that knew where to go Considered he was a problem by going slow Now to go faster, to get out of the way The stranger to his passenger did say And so they travelled round and round Until inertia lifted them off the ground And they left the Ring Road to their delight And found that they had taken flight.
Months later, like last week, DepEd came out with its own announcement, in brief saying it, too, would be going slow, like taking a year or two to study the trend.
According to a report in The Times of India, it was mentioned that the company looks to be going slow on the project and will begin construction of factory only in 2013-14, quoting company MD Shinzo Nakanishi.
JOSEPH VARGHESE DOHA "WE are in a hurry to bring about change because going slow is too costly," said the winner of the first WISE Prize for Education Fazle Hasan Abed from Bangladesh as he received the award from the Emir His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday.
Going Slow to Go Fast: Making Internal Communication Work for You is a single, high-level, go-to resource for communicators and visionary leaders who want to build a strategic, streamlined, and effective internal communication process that speaks directly to the number-one question for any business: How will this improve our company bottom line?
Save cables by going slow and keeping an eye on the reel.
But as Mirrorman Damien Fletcher found going slow for a day can be stressful...
I know when you feel your loved ones are in danger that going slow might be the hardest thing you will ever do.
"There's so much we need to change in our country that we can't afford to waste time going slow on changing our party."
The Channel 4 racing pundit said: "Guy Brewer took this horse over two months ago and has been riding him out every day, going slow, slow, slow.
Even when you're going slow, you're just electrified.
A WEEK after being pulled up by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court for going slow and not filing status reports in the investigation into the multi- crore National Rural Health Mission ( NRHM) scam, the CBI has registered four fresh cases.