like a turtle in English

very slowly, at a very slow pace

Use "like a turtle" in a sentence

Below are sample sentences containing the word "like a turtle" from the English Dictionary. We can refer to these sentence patterns for sentences in case of finding sample sentences with the word "like a turtle", or refer to the context using the word "like a turtle" in the English Dictionary.

1. “I Was Like a Turtle in Its Shell”

2. Said Avery, “I was like a turtle in its shell —my home was always with me.”

3. It was so cold, he got small as he walked, contracting his middle, like a turtle pulling himself in.