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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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LOAFING AROUND BREAD is a staple in Altamura, I realise as I watch locals queue up for freshly-baked loaves outside the Di Gesu bakery.
Yesterday he was more like a huge, friendly dog, loafing around the pitch looking for scraps.
That's why you see them sleeping on the job or loafing around at the precincts because they think that the streets should only be for street sweepers or traffic aides.
Nor is he loafing around, waiting on the sidelines to see what happens.
What an appalling list of nuisances, drug abusers and petty crooks there seem to be loafing around our railway platforms making life difficult both for staff and passengers.
His recent exploits in S1 grade read well enough in the context of the race, and if he doesn't get caught loafing around at the traps, he can take up a prominent pitch and make a telling move from the third bend.
LOAFING around on the sofa is where it's at and this gigantic fleece blanket is soft, light and ludicrously snuggly.
ROBBIE Williams has admitted his appetite for success is gone - and reckons if it wasn't for his reunion with Take That, he'd be happy loafing around.
Two years ago, I was 250th in the world and loafing around in the minor tournaments.
Probably still loafing around the house driving Ada crazy.
All they are is sperm donors, and most women aren't going to want an unemployable sperm donor loafing around and making the house look untidy.
Fleece comes in three thickinesses: 100, the lightest that can double as a next-to-skin layer in colder times; 200, the most popular all-rounder; and 300, for loafing around camp or for expedition use.
At the height of the Vietnam War, he skipped off to Saigon on a drunken whim to impress a girlfriend who'd dumped him; he spent three months loafing around local brothels.