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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Well, fortunately there is no dress code (or stubble-free zone) at Kelling Heath and we quickly settled into a three-day break of lazing around the pools (indoor and outdoor), lazing around the restaurant area (live music most evenings), and lazing around the kids' area, where Eve enjoyed the low-key entertainment (magic shows and Punch and Judy twice a week).
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