loiter around

loiter around

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

to idle somewhere; to hang around. Stop loitering around! Get going! The kids were loitering around for most of the summer.
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'Schoolchildren should not loiter around because of the hazard that could happen like the possibility of an uprooted tree,' he said.
One of the beggars at the ATM station, who gave her name as Zainab Abass, told Saturday Tribune that she usually comes there to beg for money in the evening, 'Because beggars are usually not allowed to loiter around the ATM point and near the bank in the morning and afternoon.
Branch secretary Joseph Barasa said that it was wrong for Khalwale to loiter around proclaiming support for the DP when his own party leader is a candidate.
'I support my colleague from Sungai Petani that no enforcement officers should loiter around Parliament finding faults with MPs unless they have the Speaker's permission.
Earlier, President Duterte ordered the PNP to accost and reprimand those who loiter around the barangays.
No one can move, loiter around, all should be lying around.
All those who want to go out, all hold-uppers, you loiter around,' said the President, who is known for his sarcasm.
Another victim said the stray dogs which loiter around the road usually attack people late night or early morning.
Anglesea, an inspector with North Wales Police in Wrexham at the time, was "answerable to no-one" at the centre and would allegedly "inspect" the parade, make the youngsters do naked situps and squat thrusts, then loiter around the showers "with a smirk on his face", it is claimed.
It's now winter so no one wants to stand around freezing their bits off while anything up to three X47 buses loiter around at the turnaround point on Windsor Way.
Ticketless fans who loiter around the ground face being arrested and those without photo ID will be thrown in the cells for 12 hours.
Successful applicants will be expected to frequent overcrowded rooms, shuffle down grubby corridors and loiter around dark torch-lit basements.
He didn't loiter around in his second and third spell.
C C Samuel Tut Deng, a business administration student at Upper Nile University also confirmed and seconded the arrest saying criminals should not be allowed to loiter around. The decision taken by police authorities is perfect and the right choice.