lie around


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hang around idly

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But, as thoughts are frozen and utterance benumbed, unless the speaker stand in some true relation with his audience, it may be pardonable to imagine that a friend, a kind and apprehensive, though not the closest friend, is listening to our talk; and then, a native reserve being thawed by this genial consciousness, we may prate of the circumstances that lie around us, and even of ourself, but still keep the inmost Me behind its veil.
Quote "Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around.
Quote: "Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around.
JAY LENO, on Armstrong's "announced" retirement plan to lie around the house and drink beer: "So, he's taking up professional bowling?
The school worker, from Banchory, Deeside, said: "It's his sheer laziness - he's so stubborn about doing anything and just likes to lie around.