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laze about

To relax or spend time idly; to do nothing or very little. It's a gorgeous day outside, so you kids get off your butts and quit lazing about! I can't wait to go on my vacation and laze about the beach for two weeks!
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laze around

To relax or spend time idly; to do nothing or very little. It's a gorgeous day outside, so you kids get off your butts and quit lazing around! I can't wait to go on my vacation and laze around the beach for two weeks!
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laze away

1. To be idle or slothful; to be totally inactive. ("Laze" is an informal verbalization of "lazy.") I don't want you lazing away on this sofa for the whole weekend, young man! After a long week of work, there's nothing I like better than to laze away for a while with video games or movies.
2. To pass a certain amount or period of time by being very lazy or idle. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "laze" and "away." Too many kids just laze the summer away in front of their computers or televisions. In my 20s, I would spend every Friday and Saturday night at the bar with my friends, but now that I have kids, I just want to laze away the evenings at home.
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laze something away

to spend a period of time being lazy. I just love to sit here and laze the day away. I will laze away the entire day.
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Her numerous tattoos were on show as she paraded around the beach and lazed around in the sun.
The singer sizzled in the sun as she lazed around with her American football star boyfriend Jason Bell.
The 27-year-old brunette, who was there with a female friend, lazed around in the sunshine before splashing about in the water.
The stunning 35-year-old lazed about on a luxury yacht and flaunted her ample curves in a blue floral bikini and designer shades.
But that didn't stop the family enjoying themselves as they lazed in the sun in their open enclosure yesterday.
THE warring Gallagher brothers seemed to be papering over the cracks in their band as they lazed by their Rio hotel pool yesterday.
I wonder if she passed those noble sentiments on to Michael Winner and his girlfriend with whom she lazed around Barbados last month.
The singer lazed on a beach by the up-scale Ocean Club resort yesterday wearing a white swimsuit off the shoulder, while protecting her legs with a patterned sarong.