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to continue to be in a place

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

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Mr Dorrit, in a resplendent dressing-gown and cap--the dormant grub that had so long bided its time among the Collegians had burst into a rare butterfly--rose to receive Mrs General.
If I had bided my time there, I might have got into the side and carried on playing there - but I chose to move and I've not looked back since.
He's bided his time, got into the team and did ever so well.
Lewis Sharman, Liverpool Century RC, broke away from a group of 10 other riders at half distance and looked to have the race sewn up but Ben bided his time and set off after the lone leader and caught him with seven laps to go.
I thought Thierry Thulliez gave Atlantic Air a remarkable ride and he certainly bided his time.
It's interesting how Mourinho bided his time until Abramovich came back to watch a game before having his say.
Faced with temporary defeat, the advocates of world government bided their time, changed the name of their proposal to the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO), and finally gained U.
Hopkins bided his time and hurt Taylor late in the fight, but he could not stop him.