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dally over (something)
To waste time rather than work diligently on something. If you keep dallying over this book report, you'll be up all night!
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dally over something
to waste time or take too long doing something. Don't dally over your food. Eat your dinner. I wish you wouldn't dally over your homework.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.