idle about

idle about

to loiter around, doing nothing. Please don't idle about. Get busy! Andy is idling about today.
See also: idle
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150-RPM rise on shutdown) and you corrected this by turning the idle mixture screw as needed to give the desired 50-RPM rise, your engine will now probably idle about 100 RPM faster than before.
I'm very familiar with it," says Eric Idle about "Not the Messiah.