Definition of “mark time” - English Dictionary

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“mark time” in British English

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mark time

to march in one place without moving forward

to do little while waiting for something that is going to happen:

She's just marking time until she goes off to university.

(Definition of “mark time” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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