go slow

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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?
See also: go, slow
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go ˈslow (on something)

show less enthusiasm for achieving something: The government is going slow on tax reforms.
See also: go, slow
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"You see, it wasn't as if the Yanks had chosen out the half of what he'd brought on appro.; they'd gone slow on purpose, and they'd paid for all.
"The race is over three miles and six furlongs and with about a mile to go he just carried me into the lead and decided that he'd gone slow enough for long enough.