English version

be marking time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe marking timebe marking timeWAITto spend time not doing very much except waiting for something else to happen I was just marking time until a better job came up. mark
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be marking timeParkinson's Disease seems to be marking time at the moment.
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