English version

faff about/around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfaff about/around phrasal verb British English informalWASTE somethingto waste time doing unnecessary things Stop faffing around! faff→ See Verb table
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Verb table
faff (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfaff (BrE)
he, she, itfaffs (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfaffed (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave faffed
he, she, ithas faffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad faffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill faff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have faffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam faffing
he, she, itis faffing
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you, we, theyare faffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas faffing
you, we, theywere faffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been faffing
he, she, ithas been faffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been faffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be faffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been faffing
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