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Idle

Describing a project or asset that is not being used and therefore is not generating revenue. An idle asset usually has a maintenance cost associated with it. Companies therefore attempt not to have idle assets unless demand drops below a certain level.
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So Fryderyk and Witold idle away the time thinking up ways to bring the young couple together, while Fryderyk rejects the advances of the nubile Weronica Anna Baniowska), who works on the farm.
The Littlewood Pools offerings struck more of a chord with me but I didn't understand them and would idle away time by shading in the boxes.
It seems that one byproduct of EU membership, economic prosperity, and generous welfare benefits has been that ne'er do well Dutch and other European youth have found Dublin a hospitable place to idle away their time.
The town itself has plenty of shops to idle away a wet afternoon and more than a few pubs serving the usual fayre.
This assumes, of course that you don't idle away the year studying reruns of The Simpsons in your parents' basement.
99, Spillers Records, 27 Morgan Arcade, Cardiff KELLYS RECORDS Cardiff institution Kellys is a must visit for any vinyl junkie wanting to idle away a few hours and unearth some rarities into the bargain.
Dubai: Tasneem Ajaj, a Jordanian working mother of three kids, is against the idea of letting her children idle away summer months.
The place was very busy, but then again I know how popular cheap alcohol is with you Northerners and how you like nothing better than idle away the hours sitting on the steps of a church in an alcoholic haze - how fun and carefree your lives are
As you idle away an hour scanning the shelves for books you never knew existed and wouldn't find online - where some spooky search engine guesses your taste and flags up books of dull predictability, you will see one of the most diverse range of individuals ever gathering in the same small space.