drag your feet | drag your heels
This page is about the idiom drag your feet | drag your heels
If you drag your feet, or drag your heels, you do something slowly because you don't really want to do it.
- The government promised to provide universal health care, but now it's dragging its feet over the issue.
- We expected the company to drag its heels when it came to paying compensation to the injured workers, but now it doesn't want to pay anything!
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Contributor: Matt Errey