loiter around

loiter around

To waste time being idle; to spend time doing little or nothing. Quit loitering around and help me take out the trash! After the stressful week that I had, I'm looking forward to just loitering around the house for the weekend.
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loiter around

to idle somewhere; to hang around. Stop loitering around! Get going! The kids were loitering around for most of the summer.
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The children should not have been allowed to loiter around the firing range where we discharge weapons like grenade launchers,' Baluga said.
Anglesea, an inspector with North Wales Police in Wrexham at the time, was "answerable to no-one" at the centre and would allegedly "inspect" the parade, make the youngsters do naked situps and squat thrusts, then loiter around the showers "with a smirk on his face", it is claimed.
It's now winter so no one wants to stand around freezing their bits off while anything up to three X47 buses loiter around at the turnaround point on Windsor Way.
Ticketless fans who loiter around the ground face being arrested and those without photo ID will be thrown in the cells for 12 hours.
Successful applicants will be expected to frequent overcrowded rooms, shuffle down grubby corridors and loiter around dark torch-lit basements.
He didn't loiter around in his second and third spell.
eC eC Samuel Tut Deng, a business administration student at Upper Nile University also confirmed and seconded the arrest saying criminals should not be allowed to loiter around.
Around 100 brent geese loiter around Hilbre in the mouth of the Dee, though one broke west to join Canada geese on the Clwyd.
Hospital chiefs have come up with a new scheme to drive away the smoking patients and visitors who loiter around the main entrance.
There again, I suppose there will be more streets for them to loiter around.
The gang used to loiter around expensive schools and targeted children from affluent families.
Enter or loiter around the entrance of Mosquito, Funkybox, Walkabout, Mood or Ice Bar.
She said: 'Before Christmas, I watched an expectant mother loiter around the store to the extent I thought she was shoplifting.
Additionally drunks who eventually leave the premises loiter around the area, often urinating near our properties and causing disturbance in the early hours.
Large gasoline companies are eschewing the pumps, claiming most people don't like to loiter around gas pumps any longer than necessary.