dawdle along


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dawdle along

to move along slowly and casually. The boys dawdled along on their way to school. We were just dawdling along, talking about life. We didn't know we were late.
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Lead teachers walk them through the lessons, as well as help them learn the standards and how to pace lessons so they don't run right over the students one day and then dawdle along the next.
With the latter stages to come in the Davis League Cup, the Rameses Midland Invitation Cup and the Walsall Senior Cup, Rowe stressed they cannot let their season dawdle along.
At the best of times, this parade takes eight hours to dawdle along a two-and-a-half-mile route skirting the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
I was forced to dawdle along at 50mph on a Bank Holiday Sunday, after returning to Birmingham from Manchester Airport, even though there wasn't a single workman in sight and traffic was light.
Against St Johnstone I felt we looked happy to dawdle along at 0-0 just waiting for something to happen.
Maybe I am wrong, as the others dash past me at well in excess of 60mph whilst I dawdle along at the proper limit.
But, in truth, Saturday's race was virtually handed to the 11-2 chance by his rivals, and victory for the front-runner was predictable from the point, after they had gone only two furlongs, when it became clear he was going to be allowed to dawdle along on an uncontested lead.
Backed by a tall sheltering wall, visitors like to dawdle along its length, savouring the aromas of the different plants
Farmers dawdle along in tractors seemingly thinking motorists must really like looking at their rear ends.
It was between the amazing routines when fuddled accents and stiff moments from the cast of talented singers and dancers made the plot dawdle along.
People - sorry, make that "drivers of evil" - who dawdle along at 30 miles per hour in a 60 zone.
The latter race didn't please everyone-for such a big-field handicap it was amazing that so many of the jockeys seemed content to dawdle along behind the leaders, with the result that nothing held up got into the race.
The worst of all are the middle lane hoggers who dawdle along without any concern for anyone else.
You can even expect around 40mpg without having to dawdle along to eke out the petrol.
Dawdle along at 2000 revs at 30 miles an hour, tweak the throttle and there's not a murmur from the engine as it gets on with the straight-torqueing.