snail's pace

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a very slow rate of speed


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This caused additional delay; after which they continued to crawl forward at a snail's pace. Some of the men who had remained with Mr.
Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed dismay over the snail's pace proceedings of courts, saying it took 24 long years to prove them innocent.
Almost all of the 10 episodes clock in at around 90 minutes - so the length of a feature film - and move at a snail's pace.
However, on the other side of the border, work on Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak in India is being carried out at a snail's pace.According to sources, the corridor is unlikely to be completed on time because of the internal strife and politics of India.
In all these years of foreign aid, loans and deals, Pakistan's progress had been more or less at a snail's pace. It's high time the people wake-up from their slumber.
The new system either operates at a snail's pace or is dead for hours whereby customers have to wait for hours to get cheques cleared or utility bills paid.
The unification process that should have completed months back, has been moving at snail's pace.
The House is likely to continue moving at a snail's pace until Stringer's replacement joins the chamber, but the Senate is hard at work.
Talking to reporter, after convening a sub-committee of Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs he said earlier the development work on the project was at snail's pace due to lack of interest of the former government towards the project.
Cars passing Steven Burgess Furniture and Interiors Showroom have slowed down to a snail's pace to see the US President at the side of the road.
DJ Norman Cook with a snail statue Fatboy's snail pace FATBOY Slim has ditched his famous moniker as he walks the length of a marathon at a snail's pace to raise money for charity.
Typhoon 'Paeng' (international name 'Trami') weakened slightly as it continued to move on a snail's pace, the weather bureau said on Wednesday.
Restricting health spending to historically low levels is a disastrous move by the Conservative Government when the snail's pace movements - a fraction of the rises in the Labour era - fail to keep up with medical advances, a growing population and more elderly people.
Gas supply was next to none, electricity load shedding was at its peak, traffic was flowing at a snail's pace, pedestrians had tucked their shoes under armpits and sewerage water flooded the streets.
The construction work in Karachi is going on at a snail's pace. Roads or the bridges that were closed for reconstruction are not completed yet.