English version

mooch around/about

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmooch around/about phrasal verb British English informalWALKto move around slowly without any purpose and doing very little Beth was happy to mooch around for hours in her nightdress. mooch→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mooch around/aboutPaige lay back, watching him mooch about, putting a pot over the fire and ranging their clothes to dry.I didn't offer them more coffee, and when they'd gone I mooched around the flat hoping to wind down.Rex mooched about the graves wondering when we were going to have lunch.I was told one flight was full, and left the gate to mooch around the newsstands.
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Verb table
mooch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymooch
he, she, itmooches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymooched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mooched
he, she, ithas mooched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mooched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mooch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mooched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mooching
he, she, itis mooching
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you, we, theyare mooching
Past
I, he, she, itwas mooching
you, we, theywere mooching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mooching
he, she, ithas been mooching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mooching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mooching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mooching
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