dally over (something)

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!
See also: dally, over

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.
See also: dally, over