One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not quick but achieving the required result eventually.‘a slow but sure increase in the price of gold’
- ‘He was slow but sure, and he always got there in the end.’
- ‘Improvement had been slow but sure, although she was still vomiting and having bad nightmares regularly.’
- ‘I chose a stately breaststroke, slow but sure, that meant I could keep an eye on our target.’
- ‘So now - we'll get there slow but sure.’
- ‘It's a project that's been in the works for 2 years, going slow but sure.’
- ‘Hearing nothing they continued on, their steps slow and sure, not making a sound.’
- ‘This drug started to run its course slow but sure.’
- ‘Brian took the animal home and the recovery has been slow but sure.’
- ‘Trying to keep the bike as still as possible, he kicked off and despite Isabel's woozy protestations, they made it to her dorm with slow but sure progress.’
- ‘People, slow but sure, are becoming more and more tolerable of different faiths, cultures, and races.’
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