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waltz around something

Fig. to move around or through a place happily or proudly. She waltzed around the room, very pleased with herself. Who is that person waltzing around, trying to look important?
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waltz in(to some place)

Fig. to step or walk into a place briskly and easily. She waltzed into the room and showed off her ring. Eric waltzed in and said hello.
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waltz off

Fig. to depart briskly and easily. They said good-bye and waltzed off.
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waltz off (with something)

Fig. to take something away easily. The thieves waltzed off with a giant screen television in broad daylight. They just picked the thing up and waltzed off. Nobody asked them any questions.
See also: off, waltz

waltz through something

Fig. to get through something easily. I waltzed through my comps and started on my research in my second year of grad school. I tried to waltz through my assignment, but it was too hard.
See also: through, waltz

waltz up (to someone)

Fig. to approach someone boldly. He just waltzed up to her and introduced himself. He waltzed up and said hello.
See also: up, waltz

waltz (or walk) Matilda

carry a bundle of your personal possessions as you travel the roads. Australian
The name Matilda was one of a number of names given to the swag or pack carried by bushmen in Australia. The expression was famously used by A. B. (‘Banjo’) Paterson ( 1864–1941 ) in his 1903 song ‘Waltzing Matilda’.
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waltz in

v.
To enter briskly, without hesitation, and with self-confidence: He waltzes in every morning at 9:30 and doesn't care what his boss thinks.
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waltz into

v.
1. To move briskly, without hesitation, and with self-confidence into some place: I hate how she always waltzes into the office 30 minutes late.
2. To lead or force someone to move briskly and purposefully into some place: The teacher waltzed the troublemakers into the principal's office.
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waltz through

v.
To accomplish a task, chore, or assignment with little effort: Because I had studied so much, I waltzed through the exams.
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waltz

n. an easy task. The job was a waltz. We did it in a day.

waltz off (with something)

in. to take something away easily. They just picked the thing up and waltzed off. Nobody asked them any questions.
See also: off, something, waltz

waltz off

verb
See also: off, waltz

waltz through something

in. to get through something easily. I waltzed through my comps and started on my research in my second year.
See also: something, through, waltz

waltz Matilda

Australian
To travel about, especially on foot, carrying a swag.
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