let the grass grow under your feet


let the grass grow under your feet
(not) let the grass grow under (your) feet to not waste time by delaying doing something.

We can't let the grass grow under our feet - we've really got to get going with this project.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • let the grass grow under your feet — see ↑grass, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑foot let the grass grow under your feet : to wait before doing something or to do something slowly used in negative statements He has never been one to let the grass grow under his feet. [=he has never been slow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under your feet — phrase to start doing something without wasting time Thesaurus: to do something quickly and/or easilysynonym Main entry: grass * * * not let the grass grow under your feet idiom to not delay in getting things done Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under your feet — (not) let the grass grow under (your) feet to not waste time by delaying doing something. We can t let the grass grow under our feet we ve really got to get going with this project …   New idioms dictionary

  • not let the grass grow under your feet — to start doing something without wasting time …   English dictionary

  • let the grass grow under feet — (not) let the grass grow under (your) feet to not waste time by delaying doing something. We can t let the grass grow under our feet we ve really got to get going with this project …   New idioms dictionary

  • not let grass grow under your feet —    If someone does not let the grass grow under their feet, they do not delay in getting something done.     As soon as he received the permit, he started to build. He never lets the grass grow under his feet! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not let the grass grow under feet — (not) let the grass grow under (your) feet to not waste time by delaying doing something. We can t let the grass grow under our feet we ve really got to get going with this project …   New idioms dictionary

  • grass — grass1 W2S2 [gra:s US græs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in fields and gardens)¦ 2 the grass 3¦(drug)¦ 4¦(criminal)¦ 5 the grass is greener (on the other side) 6 not let the grass grow under your feet 7 put somebody out to grass ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin:… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grass — grass1 [ græs ] noun *** 1. ) uncount a very common plant with thin green leaves that covers the ground. A single piece of grass is called a blade of grass: Stephen was lying full length on the grass. We should cut the grass before it starts… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grass — I UK [ɡrɑːs] / US [ɡræs] noun Word forms grass : singular grass plural grasses *** 1) [uncountable] a very common plant with thin green leaves that covers the ground. A single piece of grass is called a blade of grass We should cut the grass… …   English dictionary