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    Idiom with "go"

    Hi;
    I found a description like this while I was studying idioms wiht "go" ;

    *Go through the motions
    -When you go through the motions, you do something like an everyday routine and without any feelings whatsoever.


    How can I use this idiom in a sentence?

    Thanks


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    Re: Idiom with "go"

    Quote Originally Posted by synp View Post
    Hi;
    I found a description like this while I was studying idioms wiht "go" ;

    *Go through the motions
    -When you go through the motions, you do something like an everyday routine and without any feelings whatsoever.


    How can I use this idiom in a sentence?

    Thanks
    Here is one example:

    I am disappointed in John. I had great hopes for him when he became president of the club, but he is just going through the motions.

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