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Sed Yasimov
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dilly dally - English word that you (probably) didn't know

Verb, informal.

dilly dally - waste time through aimless wandering or indecision


How often do you dilly dally?

Apr 29, 2019 11:21 AM
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I haven't heard anyone say this word in at least 40 years.

It was only last week, however, that I warned someone of the dangers of lollygagging.

April 29, 2019

My mother used to warn me not to dillydally.

Unfortunately, I did.

April 29, 2019
And then I dilly dally,

I ran through an ally,

I bumped into my old girl Sally from the vally...

April 29, 2019
Sed Yasimov
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