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- verb idiomatic To
procrastinate, put off; to dawdle, avoid, or make progress slowly and reluctantly.
- verb idiomatic To intentionally
stall, to delay, to obstruct.
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- verb postpone doing what one should be doing
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From walking while dragging one’s feet along the ground, either from lack of enthusiasm or to intentionally slow down movement. Compare dig in one's heels ("firmly oppose").
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