wander about

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wander about

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to stroll or amble around without any purpose evident; to roam around. We just wandered about downtown all morning, looking at the shop windows. It's fun to wander around in a strange town.
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References in classic literature ?
A famous climber, of that sex, had attempted the Weisshorn a few days before our arrival, and she and her guides had lost their way in a snow-storm high up among the peaks and glaciers and been forced to wander around a good while before they could find a way down.
I am privileged, because I am known to be honorable and trustworthy, and because I have a distinguished record in the service; so they don't hobble me nor tie me to stakes or shut me tight in stables, but let me wander around to suit myself.
I've been told that it is much better for you than smoking so for that I suppose I should be thankful, but there are too many people Too many they can as much as breathing who, because it is "not" smoking, think they can wander around as much as they like, breathing all over me.
The quirky ad sees thepopular 'Friends' and 'Horrible Bosses' star wander around onboard a non-Emiratesplane looking for bar and shower facilities.
One of my delights is to wander around the Manama suq.
I'd soak up the atmosphere down La Rambla and wander around the Gothic Quarter before taking a trip down to Barceloneta to enjoy sangria and fresh fish by the sea.
The Hangover III actor said he enjoys his own company and often holidays alone, claiming he uses his free time to wander around and reflect on his life.
Some motorists got out of their cars to wander around the expressway - and one man even walked his dog to pass the time.
ATEAM of university undergraduates have been recruited as human billboards with a mission to wander around Swansea with advertisements "branded" on their foreheads.
Interestingly if you wander around Cardiff after dark you will see many woman wandering around half naked.
Because of this, some people that desperately need disability pension wander around for years from one office to another until others that are perfectly healthy receive state money each month.
STAFF AT Cheshire-based design company Lynx IDG have successfully completed the 10k Midnight Wander around Tameside raising 650 [pounds sterling] for Willow Wood Hospice.
Calling themselves "urban explorers," these people, mostly young but available in all ages, like to enter society's bygone buildings to take pictures, wander around, and more ominously, vandalize or even set off explosives at the sites.
Yet you can wander around the walls of Rome, Jerusalem or Athens and experience the reverse take: everything that you see, everything that you touch, is authentic yet contradictory to everything else.
As well as exploring the mill, visitors can watch the wheat being milled into flour using water power and mill stones in the traditional manner, or wander around the Miller's Garden.