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mill around

To loiter, wander around, or waste time idly (some place). I'll just mill around in the store across the street while you get your hair cut. There were a bunch of teenagers milling around near the entrance to the store, and it was making me a little bit nervous.
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mill around

 and mill about
to wander or move around aimlessly within a small area. Everyone was milling around, looking for something to do. The students milled about between classes.
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Tenders are invited for transportation of mill reject ground coal from mill pits and mill around area to reject coal stockyards of mill reject system in boiler maintenance division (1x600mw) for a period of one year from actual date of utilization to 31.03.2017.
Although returns improve at the mill, the positive impact of the project is not enough to turn the mill around. After the project is completed, the mill will still be destroying value.
Tenders are invited for transportation of mill reject ground coal from mill pits and mill around area to rejects coal stockyards of mill reject system in boiler maintenance division for a period of one year from 01.04.2016 to 31.03.2017
Rio Tinto Eagle Mine along with two community groups revealed a plan to monitor the mine site in rural Marquette County, an ore processing mill around 25 miles away, and transportation paths.