drag one's feet


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Verb1.drag one's feet - 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"
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Now, in 2019, one does not have to drag one's feet to court to fight for the environment.