dawdle along

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dawdle along

To walk in a slow and unconcerned manner. We'll never get there on time if you boys keep dawdling along. Hurry up!
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dawdle along

to move along slowly and casually. The boys dawdled along on their way to school. We were just dawdling along, talking about life. We didn't know we were late.
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It may be very frustrating for drivers if someone dawdles along in the middle lane at say, 40 or 50 mph.
Though The Aryavarta Chronicles: Govinda dawdles along the way, it's likely to help readers as they go back and forth to iron out questions in their head.
Every morning my bus dawdles along the Great North Road because of cyclists blocking the bus lane.
Shame, then, that the plot dawdles along like a slow boat to China.
My Girl" dawdles along with enchanting but unsurprising childhood anecdotes involving pranks, games and rebellion against over-protective parenting.
The same applies to the old duffer who dawdles along in the centre lane as if he's going straight on but then belatedly decides that he, too, wants to turn left.
This one dawdles along at what seems an interminable pace without much recourse to any punctuation of lines; there is little sense of drama or scope in the reading of this initial movement.