dawdle

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linger

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to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

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take one's time

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waste time

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hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc

References in classic literature ?
My captains made faster runs than ever and earned bigger bonuses, as did my supercargoes, who saw to it that my schooners did not loaf and dawdle along the way.
Use a timer: If you have one of those children who endlessly dawdles over homework, sharpening all their pencils, getting up and down or reading all their previous homework, it can sometimes help to set a timer.
The Government has set a timetable that dawdles when dash should be the order of the day.
Every morning my bus dawdles along the Great North Road because of cyclists blocking the bus lane.
BHA ire should be focused on the true target - a government that dawdles as pounds 20m a year in gross profits tax suns itself overseas, seemingly never to return.