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idly

US [ˈaɪdli]
UK ['aɪdli]
  • adv.毫无目的地;漫不经心地;闲散地
  • Web懒惰地;空闲地;懒散地
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1.
毫无目的地;漫不经心地;闲散地without any particular reason, purpose or effort; doing nothing
She sat in the sun, idly sipping a cool drink.
她坐在阳光下懒洋洋地抿着冷饮。
He wondered idly what would happen.
他漫不经心地幻想着会发生什么事。
We can't stand idly by(= do nothing) and let people starve.
我们不能袖手旁观,任由人们挨饿。

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