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dawdle
British English: /ˈdɔːd(ə)l/
American English: /ˈdɔdl/

Translation of dawdle in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (waste time) he dawdled over breakfast/his homework
    il a traîné en prenant son petit déjeuner/en faisant ses devoirs
  • 2 (amble along) he dawdled along the road/around the streets
    il a flâné sur la route/dans les rues
    she dawdled back to the house/up the hill
    elle est rentrée à la maison/a remonté la colline en flânant

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