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mill around

(UK also mill about)
phrasal verb with mill uk   us   /mɪl/ verb [T]
If a ​group of ​peoplemill around, they ​move around with no ​particularpurpose or in no ​particulardirection, sometimes while ​waiting for someone: In the ​square, ​people were ​milling around in the ​sunshine.
(Definition of mill around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mill around”
in Chinese (Simplified) (一群人)无目的地乱转,闲荡…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一群人)漫無目的地亂轉,閒蕩…
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