make heavy weather of doing something


make heavy weather of doing something
make heavy weather of (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something.

He's making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago.


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  • make heavy weather of something — make heavy weather of (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something. He s making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago …   New idioms dictionary

  • make heavy weather of — (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something. He s making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago …   New idioms dictionary

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