let the grass grow under one's feet

esperar que el olmo dé peras

Иллюстрированный сборник идиом. - М.: "Росмэн". . 1997.

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  • let the grass grow under one's feet — To loiter or linger, and so lose one s opportunity • • • Main Entry: ↑grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • let the grass grow under one's feet — idi let the grass grow under one s feet, to delay action …   From formal English to slang

  • let the grass grow under one's feet — {v. phr.}, {informal} To waste time; be slow or idle. * /Grandpa spends so much time sitting and thinking that Grandma accuses him of letting the grass grow under his feet./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let\ the\ grass\ grow\ under\ one's\ feet — v. phr. informal To waste time; be slow or idle. Grandpa spends so much time sitting and thinking that Grandma accuses him of letting the grass grow under his feet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not let the grass grow under one's feet — ► not let the grass grow under one s feet not delay in taking action. Main Entry: ↑grass …   English terms dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under one's feet — not delay in taking action. → grass …   English new terms dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under one's feet — not waste time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under one's feet — not delay in acting or taking an opportunity …   Useful english dictionary

  • let grass grow under one's feet — {v. phr.} To be idle; be lazy; waste time. Used in negative, conditional, and interrogative sentences. * /The new boy joined the football team, made the honor roll, and found a girlfriend during the first month of school. He certainly did not let …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let grass grow under one's feet — {v. phr.} To be idle; be lazy; waste time. Used in negative, conditional, and interrogative sentences. * /The new boy joined the football team, made the honor roll, and found a girlfriend during the first month of school. He certainly did not let …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • let the grass grow under your feet — see ↑grass, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑foot let the grass grow under your feet : to wait before doing something or to do something slowly used in negative statements He has never been one to let the grass grow under his feet. [=he has never been slow… …   Useful english dictionary

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