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loaf around

To waste time being idle; to spend time doing little or nothing. Quit loafing around and help me take out the trash! After the stressful week that I had, I'm looking forward to just loafing around the house for the weekend.
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loaf around

to waste time; to idle the time away doing almost nothing. Every time I see you, you are just loafing around. I enjoy loafing around on the weekend.
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Ever the showboater, Becks loafed around Brazil playing foot volleyball, riding motorbikes and pretending to have an anonymous experience, while being followed every minute by a giant media operation capturing his wee weak voice.
Back then, this was something young folk did – you got your rent paid, a little bit of money to live on and you loafed around, wrote songs, rehearsed and dreamed of playing Wembley Stadium.
I once watched a one legged greater black that loafed around the Sandplant pools further down the coast at Marshside rob a merlin of its hard-caught starling in brutal fashion.
His story starts in a tony Long Island suburb, and he writes frankly about his family of achievers and his time in prep school and then at Yale, where he loafed around as an unfocused student, conceding that he's no Horatio Alger, but making up for his lack of childhood poverty by asserting that he was born thrifty.
Diego Maradona had loafed around for 90 minutes but after the match, he walked up to me and said: ''Congratulations on the win, mister, but on Sunday, you will be dancing to a different tune.
You loafed around country stores," former JNF Holston Ranger District employee William Campbell remembered.
There was no sign of the escaped red-tailed hawk, a Yankee which has loafed around the area for nearly a decade.