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Meaning of “go through the motions” - Learner’s Dictionary

go through the motions

to do something that you have to do without enthusiasmBore and bored
Translations of “go through the motions”
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝裝樣子, 敷衍了事…
in Russian делать что-либо для проформы…
in Turkish âdet yerini bulsun diye yapmak, lâf olsun diye yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装装样子, 敷衍了事…
in Polish robić coś z obowiązku…
(Definition of go through the motions from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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