Die Übersetzung von "idle" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ˈaɪ·dl/ us /ˈɑɪ·dəl/

not working or being used

The factory has stood idle for over a year.

not serious or having no real purpose

idle gossip
This is no idle threat.

lazy and not willing to work

ócio, indolente
He knows what has to be done, he’s just bone idle (= extremely lazy).
idly adverb /ˈaɪd·li/ /ˈɑɪd·li/

uk /ˈaɪ·dl/ us /ˈɑɪ·dəl/

to spend time doing nothing

ficar à toa, perder tempo
We saw her idling in the school grounds.

(Die Übersetzung von "idle" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)