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

go ˈslow (on something)

show less enthusiasm for achieving something: The government is going slow on tax reforms.
See also: go, slow
References in classic literature ?
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.