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To stay in a place, typically for longer than necessary
“As one magical day follows another, the sun seems to linger longer over the yardarm.”
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To be slow to disappear, complete or die
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“We see these types of trials linger on for years as a method to win the case.”
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To be slow to act
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“Do not linger in completing your exfoliation, as leaving any product on your skin too long can cause dryness and itching.”
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To walk around in a given place
“Many fans would just linger around in the stadium for hours long after Elvis had left the building.”
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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Smoulder or smolder
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To remain in the air or on the surface of a liquid
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Be patient, wait
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