English version

idle something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidle something ↔ away phrasal verbLAZYto spend time in a relaxed way, doing nothing They idled their time away in the pub. idle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
idle awayFor very many black parents, sport is considered to be idling your time away.The men idled their time away on street corners or outside the pub, cadging a drink or a smoke.
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Verb table
idle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyidle
he, she, itidles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyidled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave idled
he, she, ithas idled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad idled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill idle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have idled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam idling
he, she, itis idling
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you, we, theyare idling
Past
I, he, she, itwas idling
you, we, theywere idling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been idling
he, she, ithas been idling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been idling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be idling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been idling
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