waltz around


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waltz around

To walk or dance around some place in a happy or elated manner. From the way he's been waltzing around all morning, I'd say Todd's date last night went pretty well. We waltzed around the kitchen when we found out Mary had gotten into Harvard.
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waltz around something

Fig. to move around or through a place happily or proudly. She waltzed around the room, very pleased with herself. Who is that person waltzing around, trying to look important?
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Southgate said: "We cannot afford as a team to take our foot off the gas because although we have got good players, we are not good enough to just go and waltz around.
Gerry Bamman (Nixon) and Steve Mellor (Kissinger) waltz around the stage, enhancing their individual work by playing so richly off one another.
While they waltz around, and are "tough on crime", etc, the decent citizens of this country are driven further into despair and their lives ruined.
It's a lovely acting part and a lovely singing part and then you get to waltz around in the big, fabulous costumes.
The action in the 2-2 draw against Nottingham Forest was great, but I've never seen players having to waltz around opposition defenders AND seagulls
Festival fatigue hasn't really set in yet, but one last waltz around a field at Bestival might well bring it on.
He may waltz around five people before he puts the cross in.
Grand Cordon Blatter has a ring to it, perhaps enabling him to waltz around Wissam Alaouite enjoying its premier fiacilities and talking money.
Front-runner Grant Smith and Gary Jones exchanged passes before Jone sent Paul Harsley racing through the middle to waltz around Chris Todd and beat Freestone with an angled shot.
Sadly, very few people have the time to waltz around with a basket of groceries, stopping to gossip on the high street before waving at the red-cheeked, jolly butcher standing proudly at his well-dressed shop window, and then setting off on their old-fashioned bicycle.
AS a little girl she would watch Come Dancing and make her grandmother waltz around the room with her.