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while away

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  1. while awayverb

    Synonyms:
    kill time

  2. while awayverb

    To spend (time) idly but pleasantly

    We whiled away the hours playing cards.

    Synonyms:
    kill time

Princeton's WordNet

  1. while away, get throughverb

    spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time

    Synonyms:
    get hold of, click, penetrate, dawn, reach, get through, sink in, polish off, wrap up, come home, mop up, finish up, come through, finish off, clear up, fall into place, get across, contact

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  1. while away

    Synonyms:
    pass away (as time), spend pleasantly

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How to use while away in a sentence?

  1. Buckingham Palace:

    Princess Beatrice Royal Highness and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi became engaged while away for the weekend in Italy earlier this month.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    People had no problem spending hours on social media for merely posting selfie or own photos for getting likes until it got spread that uploading such things regularly is nothing but showing own selfish nature. And then when they could not post own pic anymore for fear of getting exposed of their self-centered character, so many even started saying that those who are idle in life while away their time on social networking sites.


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