loiter around

loiter around

to idle somewhere; to hang around. Stop loitering around! Get going! The kids were loitering around for most of the summer.
See also: around, loiter
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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.
Complainants or potential complainants are telling HR directors of particular male colleagues who continue to loiter around them, who touch them or make ambiguous comments and who they think have a problem with sex," Wilson said.
C C 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 solution is quite simple- arm a few plain-clothed traffic officers with digital cameras and let them loiter around the traffic hotspots during peak times taking photos of all the vehicles which blatantly break the law or intentionally slow down the flow of traffic.
Those of us stuck with sides who loiter around the middle of a very ordinary division year after year and will never get near the self-styled best league in the world are the ones who need a bit of pepping up come the summer.
Enter or loiter around the entrance of Mosquito, Funkybox, Walkabout, Mood or Ice Bar.
The NHS also pay for taxis to take Gibson to and from the hospital - at a cost of pounds 2000 a year - to ensure he does not loiter around.
Additionally drunks who eventually leave the premises loiter around the area, often urinating near our properties and causing disturbance in the early hours.
The ordinance was spurred by complaints made over the years, mostly by merchants, who say that the laborers intimidate customers and loiter around their businesses, city officials said.