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Meaning of “be at a loose end” - Learner’s Dictionary

be at a loose end

UK ( US be at loose ends)
to have nothing to do: Come and visit us if you're at a loose end over the weekend.Useless and futile
Translations of “be at a loose end”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無所事事,閒著沒事…
in Russian быть ничем не занятым…
in Turkish yapacak bir şeyi olmamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无所事事,闲着没事…
in Polish nie mieć nic do roboty…
(Definition of be at a loose end from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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