Sunday, November 20

English Idioms: At a Snail's Pace

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Snails are small creatures with shells on their backs, that move at a very slow speed.

When we talk about things moving "at a snail's pace" it means that things are moving really slowly, or that very little progress is being made.

Example sentences:

"The bus crawled along at a snail's pace through the rush hour traffic."

"The work on the new sports stadium is progressing at a snail's pace."

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