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gallivant around

To wander in search of fun or pleasure. You can't just gallivant around all day—you have to get some work done too.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

gallivant around

to travel around aimlessly. Why don't you stop gallivanting around and come home for a while? Mary is off gallivanting around with her boyfriend.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Gallivant is unexposed and hasn't run badly, but the fact she's been visored doesn't fill me with any confidence and she'll have to improve a bit to beat these hardened sprinters.
Newmarket: 6.00 Didn't Tell My Wife, 6.25 Putra Sandhurst, 6.55 Mansfield Park, 7.25 Gallivant, 7.55 Mubeen, 8.25 Majestic Horizon, 8.55 Missile Toe
How is she able to gallivant around the county and abroad, not to mention Celebrity Big Brother?
A Great Geordie Gallivant by students from across the country has raised more than pounds 10,000 for children's charity Barnardo's.
Drawn widest of all at Chester when third to Gallivant last time, she had earlier run out an impressive winner here on her debut and is fancied to return to winning ways in nursery company over this longer trip.
I wouldn't bother to buy a ticket for such rubbish but I'm struck by the thought that Diana's sons can't have failed to recognise that their mother would still be with them had she not chosen to gallivant with one man to make another jealous.
Gallivant, another progressive Listed winner, bids for a third success on the bounce.
After an encouraging third to the smart Gallivant over today's course and distance on her first appearance, Tim Easterby's youngster was sent off at 4-6 to land a six-furlong Ripon maiden race but after showing good speed in the early stages she dropped away to finish fourth.
A bit like Inchdura, Gallivant looks like going off a worthy if underpriced favourite in the EBF Combermere Fillies' Stakes (3.05).
Gallivant looks to have outstanding claims in the EBF Habbershaws Pay On The Double Result Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Beverley.
Had her work cut out against Gallivant at Beverley last time, but this is considered a good opportunity for her over an easy five furlongs.
Beverley: 2.25 Latensaani, 2.55 Sparky's Mate, 3.30 Muwassi, 4.05 Cranshaws, 4.40 Nod's Nephew, 5.10 Gallivant.
You don't even have to pay them when you gallivant on a private jet.
Chris Richardson, managing director of Cheveley Park Stud, owner of Gallivant
But Bob ditches his business partner Wendy to gallivant around one-horse town Cactus Creek with Rio in a talking car called Jackaroo.