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slowpoke

noun [C] uk   /ˈsləʊ.pəʊk/  us   /ˈsloʊ.poʊk/ US (UK slowcoach)
someone, especially a child, who is walking or doing something too slowly
Translations of “slowpoke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 動作遲緩的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动作迟缓的人…
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