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English definition of “drag your heels/feet”

drag your heels/feet

to do something slowly because you do not want to do it: I suspect the government is dragging its heels over this issue.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
(Definition of drag your heels/feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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