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Delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing
“We'll keep on looking but may have to hang fire until next week.”
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To delay a situation until one is prepared
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To avoid proceeding through reluctance
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To avoid necessary work or effort
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To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
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To cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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