Идиомы на букву S
slow as molasses in January
быть очень медлительнымMy granddaughter is as slow as molasses in January when she walks to school in the morning.
замедлять ход, тормозитьTim slowed down to 25 miles an hour.
замедленный темп или трудность выполнения чего-либоIt was slow going as I was learning to work on the computer.
slow on the draw
медлительный (человек)Mary is said to be slow on the draw, but she immediately takes advantage of an opportunity when she sees it.
slow on the uptake
тупой, несообразительныйMy new student is slow on the uptake, and I have to explain everything to him several times.
замедлитьThe sales manager decided to slow up the activity of his department because of some problems.
медленно соображающий, тупой"I don't think Kelly is slow-witted; she is just lazy."