moon away

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moon something away

Fig. to waste time pining or grieving. Don't moon the whole year away! You have mooned away half the year. Now pull yourself together!
See also: away, moon
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It chases the stars and the moon away Can you tell me how to dry my tears That I am crying every day?
He's ordered to get a knife, but Grant - a slightly overweight knight in shining armour now - drags the young Mr Moon away and locks him in a cupboard.
Over the next few hundred million years, argues Cuzzi, the energy transfer will cause particles in the outer parts of the ring to fall toward the planet while nudging the moon away, so that the ring structure will collapse.
There is only one enforced change with lock Tom Moon away in South America.
Golf has taken Moon away from home frequently this summer.