while sth away Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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while sth away

phrasal verb with while uk   us   /waɪl/ verb
to ​spendtime in a ​relaxed way because you have nothing to do or you are ​waiting for something ​else to ​happen: We whiled away the ​afternoonplayingcards in ​front of the ​fire. That's the ​spot where Sara and I used to while away the ​hours between ​lectures.
(Definition of while sth away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “while sth away”
in Chinese (Simplified) 消磨时间, 轻松度过…
in Turkish vakit geçirmek…
in Russian проводить, коротать (время)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消磨時間, 輕鬆渡過…
in Polish uprzyjemniać sobie coś, zagospodarować coś…
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