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potter

verb [I usually + adv/prep]
 
/ˈpɒt.ər/ US  /ˈpɑː.t̬ɚ/ mainly UK ( US usually putter)
to move about without hurrying and in a relaxed and pleasant way
闲逛,闲荡
I spent the afternoon pottering around the garden doing a few odd jobs.
我一个下午都在庭园里散步,顺便做些零活儿。
He doesn't drive very fast - he tends to potter along.
他车开得不很快——只是在闲逛。
Moving gently on foot
(Definition of potter verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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