idle away one's time

idle away one's time
проводить время в безделье

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  • idle — [īd′ l] adj. idler, idlest [ME idel < OE, empty, akin to Ger eitel, vain, empty < ? IE base * ai dh, to burn, shine: basic sense, either “only apparent, seeming” or “burned out”] 1. a) having no value, use, or significance; worthless;… …   English World dictionary

  • idle — adj 1 *vain, nugatory, otiose, empty, hollow Analogous words: fruitless, bootless, *futile, vain: *ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious: trivial, paltry, *petty, trifling Contrasted words: significant, pregnant, meaningful (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • idle — idleness, n. idly, adv. /uyd l/, adj., idler, idlest, v. idled, idling, n. adj. 1. not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers. 2. not spent or filled with activity: idle hours. 3. not in use or operation; not kept busy: idle… …   Universalium

  • time — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 what is measured in minutes, hours, days, etc. TIME + VERB ▪ elapse, go by, pass ▪ As time went by we saw less and less of each other. ▪ The changing seasons mark the passing of time …   Collocations dictionary

  • idle — i•dle [[t]ˈaɪd l[/t]] adj. i•dler, i•dlest, 1) not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing 2) not filled with activity: idle hours[/ex] 3) not in use or operation: idle machinery[/ex] 4) habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; lazy 5) of… …   From formal English to slang

  • time — n 1. chronology; duration. 2. point, juncture, moment, instant, hour, day; period, spell, span, stretch, while, tide, term, tenure; interval, interim, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interlude, pause, break, hiatus; turn, shift, watch;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • time — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Measurement of duration Nouns 1. time, duration; period, term, stage, space, span, spell, season; fourth dimension; the whole time; era, epoch, age, aeon; time of life; moment, instant, instantaneity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • idle — [[t]a͟ɪd(ə)l[/t]] idles, idling, idled 1) ADJ: v link ADJ If people who were working are idle, they have no jobs or work. Employees have been idle almost a month because of shortages. Ant: busy 2) ADJ: v link ADJ If machines or factories are idle …   English dictionary

  • away — a•way [[t]əˈweɪ[/t]] adv. 1) from this or that place; off: to go away[/ex] 2) aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn one s eyes away; to turn away customers[/ex] 3) far; apart: away back; away from the subject[/ex] 4) out of one s …   From formal English to slang

  • idle something away — spend one s time doing nothing or very little …   Useful english dictionary

  • Time Bandits — Infobox Film name = Time Bandits caption = Time Bandits film poster amg id = 1:49986 imdb id = 081633 writer = Terry Gilliam Michael Palin starring = John Cleese Sean Connery Shelley Duvall Ralph Richardson Katherine Helmond Ian Holm Michael… …   Wikipedia

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