let grass grow under one's feet

let grass grow under one's feet
be idle, be lazy, waste time

He is always working hard and is not the type of person to let grass grow under his feet.


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  • 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\ 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 any… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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

  • not let any grass grow under one's feet — See: LET GRASS GROW UNDER ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not let any grass grow under one's feet — See: LET GRASS GROW UNDER ONE S FEET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ let\ any\ grass\ grow\ under\ one's\ feet — See: let grass grow under one s 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

  • 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

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