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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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