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roam about

To move or wander in an aimless, ambling, unrestricted manner around (some place or area). Mr. Jackson is always roaming about the school after everyone else has gone home. I only had a day in London, so I just spent the time roaming about, trying to get a sense of the city. There have been reports of a bear roaming about the neighborhood, so be careful.
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roam around

To move or wander in an aimless, ambling, unrestricted manner around (some place or area). Mr. Jackson is always roaming around the school after everyone else has gone home. I only had a day in London, so I just spent the time roaming around, trying to get a sense of the city. There have been reports of a bear roaming around the neighborhood, so be careful.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

roam about

 and roam around
to wander or range about freely. Stay where you are and don't roam about. I'm too tired to roam around very much.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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