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lurk around

to slink or sneak around somewhere. Who is that guy lurking around the building? Stop lurking around.
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lurk

in. to read computer newsgroups or forums without ever making a comment. I’ve been lurking for a few weeks but just have to get in a few comments.
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Solihull's initial free-kick was cleared but only out to Gough and his cross picked out the lurking Daly
Internet companies also have a responsibility to seek and block disgusting specimens lurking on the web.
The footage of Hawke investigating scary homes is tinged with a sense of dread and something lurking in the background that will leave you shaking.
Also on the bright side I saw entrepreneurial owners and operators moving to take advantage of the new long-term care trends, master the various creatures lurking about, and create new and flourishing businesses in the age-old profession of caring.
Pollan's positions are shaped by his exquisitely refined political and gastronomical sensibilities, to be sure, but a huge aesthetic component seems to be lurking beneath the surface, mostly unacknowledged by Pollan himself.
he shouts, training his gun on a figure lurking in the shadows, sporting a cummerbund over a hoodie sweater.
Can't you see the potential Iraqi recruit lurking furtively in a doorway, praying his neighbors won't see that he's meeting an American, only to have the CIA's three-car convoy roar down the road and screech to a halt right in front of him?
The authors report, "A New York Poison Control Center study found 85 percent of product warning labels to be inadequate" suggesting how ill-informed we are about the toxins lurking in everyday cleaning products.
Shoppers will come face to face with the hidden horrors lurking in our homes at a germ roadshow.
JUMBO'S KILLCRANE The Slow Decay(Crucial Blast)--This kills their previous work, much more progressive in a heavier rotting way, Lurking and plodding shamelessly through a depressive sludge-ridden symphony of kerosene soaked AmRep-fluenced noise rock.
YOU NEVER KNOW WHO'S LURKING IN THE SHADOWS WATCHING, WAITING PATIENTLY FOR AN UNGUARDED MOMENT.
Members of the cabal include Chief of Staff Andrew Card, Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove, and OMB Director Josh Bolten (with VP Dick Cheney lurking in the shadows).
The skater tries to destroy the abnormal cells while dodging lurking monster.
While we have been snoozing, pornography has quietly become a huge, dangerous beast, lurking in our midst.
But I think it appealed to the megalomania lurking in the recesses of most architects' psyches.