But the most bizarre aspect was how time seemed to slow down and speed up without warning.
This effort will slow down the Ahmadinejad government and give them something to worry about.
Why would the Israelis, Gingrich asked, “slow down in maximizing their net bargaining advantage?”
slow down, sleep on it, and ask your most brutal and least empathetic close friends for their advice.
Suddenly I had this opportunity to slow down, and I produced The Fortress of Solitude.
If the car does not slow down one is thrown out of one's seat, and some of these ridges would destroy if passed at full speed.
With eighteen feet covered, their progress began to slow down.
He resolved to make the fog an excuse and slow down to the Nequasset's familiar rate of progress.
Pop Monroe was trying for just one solid blow to slow down the Champ.
I could only slow down, supremely conscious of how ridiculous it all was.
Old English slaw "inactive, sluggish, torpid, lazy," also "not clever," from Proto-Germanic *slæwaz (cf. Old Saxon sleu "blunt, dull," Middle Dutch slee, Dutch sleeuw "sour, tart, blunt," Old High German sleo "blunt, dull," Old Norse sljor, Danish sløv, Swedish slö "blunt, dull"). Meaning "taking a long time" is attested from early 13c. Meaning "dull, tedious" is from 1841. As an adverb c.1500. The slows "imaginary disease to account for lethargy" is from 1843.
1550s, "make slower;" 1590s, "go slower," from slow (adj.). Related: Slowed; slowing. Old English had slawian (intransitive) "to be or become slow, be sluggish," but the modern use appears to be a 16c. re-formation.