be slow on the uptake/draw


be slow on the uptake/draw
ту́го сообража́ть, быть тугоду́мом

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • slow on the uptake — See: SLOW ON THE DRAW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slow on the uptake — See: SLOW ON THE DRAW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slow\ on\ the\ uptake — See: slow on the draw …   Словарь американских идиом

  • slow on the draw — {adj. phr.} Not very smart; having difficulty figuring things out. * /Poor Eric doesn t get very good grades in physics; when it comes to problem solving, he is rather slow on the draw./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slow on the draw — {adj. phr.} Not very smart; having difficulty figuring things out. * /Poor Eric doesn t get very good grades in physics; when it comes to problem solving, he is rather slow on the draw./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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