slow-walk (something)(redirected from they have slow-walked it)
To proceed with something slowly and reluctantly, as to delay its progress or completion. I just know they are slow-walking this legislation because they don't really want to implement it! I imagine they're trying to slow-walk negotiations so they can hold out for a better deal.
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