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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.
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waltz up (to someone)

Fig. to approach someone boldly. He just waltzed up to her and introduced himself. He waltzed up and said hello.
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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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As rain continued to pour, there weren't too many takers for the log flume but the same could not be said for the waltzer which proved an immediate hit with punters who were quick off the mark.
New rides have been introduced as time has passed but Johanne's fondest memories are of the waltzer where her romance began.
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I used to go to all the big rides but I'm sticking to the ghost trains and waltzer this year because of the kids.
The chair, which seats two, is modelled on a waltzer ride and sits in the middle of a fairground-themed diary room that also includes a distorting mirror to confuse the image-conscious celebs.
Family rides include Waltzer, Dodgem, Apple Coaster, Dragon Coaster, Ghost Train - the favourite of Jedward - Helter Skelter and Carousel.
To the person who said it looked like a waltzer, what exactly were you expecting?
Following an introduction to some of the central concerns running throughout the field's history and discussion of how to judge the correctness and/or value of modes of reasoning and theoretical frameworks, they present chapters that follow the development of social and political philosophy from its origins in the works of Plato and Aristotle through the contributions of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, John Rawls, Robert Nozick, feminist thinkers, Michael Waltzer and other communitarian theorists of justice, and postmodernism.
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