English version

moon about/around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoon about/around phrasal verbBritish English informalLAZY to spend your time lazily, moving around with no real purpose I wish you’d stop mooning about and do something useful! moon→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
moon about/aroundIs that you mooning about again?Sometimes it's so they can moon around and say how beautiful it all was and pretend they're still lifers there.You did not moon about love.She was still mooning about the theatre, gazing at him.But there was no point in mooning around until then.What good can you do mooning around worrying, picking at your food like an anorexic, and giving yourself splitting headaches?
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Verb table
moon
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymoon
he, she, itmoons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymooned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mooned
he, she, ithas mooned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mooned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill moon
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mooned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mooning
he, she, itis mooning
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you, we, theyare mooning
Past
I, he, she, itwas mooning
you, we, theywere mooning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mooning
he, she, ithas been mooning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mooning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mooning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mooning
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