go through the motions

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Englisch - Englisch
to do something pretentionsly and with little care for results, often because you are expected to, not because you want to; to perform a task perfunctorily
pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it; "She isn't really working--she's just going through the motions
execute perfunctorily, do in a cursory or superficial manner, execute in a routine manner
go through the motions

    Türkische aussprache

    gō thru dhi mōşınz

    Aussprache

    /ˈgō ˈᴛʜro͞o ᴛʜē ˈmōsʜənz/ /ˈɡoʊ ˈθruː ðiː ˈmoʊʃənz/

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