Definition of “at a snail's pace” - English Dictionary

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“at a snail's pace” in British English

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at a snail's pace

extremely slowly:

The roads were full of traffic and we were travelling at a snail's pace for two hours.

(Definition of “at a snail's pace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“at a snail’s pace” in American English

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at a snail’s pace

extremely slowly:

The roads were jammed with cars, and we were moving at a snail’s pace.

(Definition of “at a snail’s pace” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)