Sentence Examples

  • Somehow I get the idea that you will find it harder to be idle than working.
  • After embarrassed apologies, she seemed compelled to sit down and chat, as if idle conversation might be penance for the pilfered peach pie.
  • I read a passage in a novel last evening as I sat by the fire, trying to wile away these idle hours.
  • It was simply idle conversation about everything from the weather to politics.
  • I've been idle too long.

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