Look at the picture and try to guess the meaning of the idiom 'at a snail's pace.' In the picture there is a small animal with a shell that is called a "snail" in English.
Are you familiar with this animal? If so, you can easily understand the meaning because this idiomatic phrase describes the speed (pace) of snail's movement.
At a snail's pace: Very slowly.
Here are some examples of this idiom.
Is this a common idiom? Yes, it is common to see and hear in written and spoken English.
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Practicing writing your own example will help you remember this idiom in the future. Do you work quickly or at a snail's pace? When was the last time you experienced something that was happening at a snail's pace? Do you have this idiom (or a similar one) in your language?