like watching paint dry

be like watching paint dry

To be very dull or boring. Everyone loves that period drama, but, to me, it's like watching paint dry. Rachel fell asleep during the big game because she thinks that watching sports is like watching paint dry.
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like watching paint dry

(of an activity or experience) extremely boring.
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THOSE WHO HAVE found French New Wave eminence Eric Rohmer's static, talky cinema style tedious have a favorite rap on the guy: His movies are like watching paint dry.