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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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While they were talking Scraps had been roaming around the room and looking at all the pretty things it contained.
The Rundu Town Council (RTC) is faced with challenges to address the roaming around of livestock within the boundaries of the town due to a lack of human resources.
Galvez said the suspects were roaming around aboard a motorcycle waiting for the opportune time 'to execute their target' when arrested by policemen.
At least five dogs from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority (PDEA) were spotted on Tuesday roaming around the Araneta bus terminal and helping authorities check the luggage of passengers.
NASAas Curiosity rover also gives weather updates, while roaming around Mars about 340 miles (550 kilometers) away.
WATCH: Authorities ban public from swimming in Manila Bay !-- -- (philstar.com) - February 10, 2019 - 7:00pm MANILA, Philippines Several members of the Manila Police District are roaming around Manila Bay boardwalk in Roxas Boulevard to prevent the residents from swimming in the polluted waters during the rehabilitation of the bay.
"Even today, the youths of Delhi are roaming around with their mobile phones in search of free Wi-Fi, but connectivity is not available anywhere.
Summary: The suspect was roaming around in the area and trying to peep into the women's residence.
In a rare scene, people from all walks of life, including men, women, youth and elders were seen roaming around the lush green lawns of the President House what had been an unimaginable for them in the past.
In a rare scene, people from all walks of life, including men, women, children, youth and elders were seen roaming around the lush green lawns of the President House and different sections of the building what had been an unimaginable for them in the past.
They were abusing and fighting over who found what first, children were roaming around and crying, trying to find their mothers, frustrated husbands sat outside and waiting for their wives.
Kwale County commissioner Karuku Ngumo on Wednesday said that children found roaming around the beach past the set time will be punished and their parents prosecuted for neglecting their duties.
The stray dogs and cats can be seen roaming around wards and residential areas, posing risk to medical staff and patients.
They said there were piles of trash around the water tank, adding that stray dogs were witnessed roaming around the water tank which stood testimony to the fact that the municipal staff was least bothered to ensure clean environment around water tank.
The couple used the dog leash to prevent the boy from roaming around the house.