drag one's heels


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Verb1.drag one's heels - postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
procrastinate - postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"