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dilly-dally

verb [I] uk   us   /ˈdɪl.iˌdæl.i/ old-fashioned informal
to waste time, especially by being slow, or by not being able to make a decision: Don't dilly-dally - just get your bags and let's go!
Translations of “dilly-dally”
in Vietnamese la cà…
in Spanish entretenerse…
in Thai เสียเวลาในการตัดสินใจ…
in Malaysian berlengah-lengah…
in French traîner…
in German herumtrödeln…
in Indonesian membuang-buang waktu…
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