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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Smouldered or smoldered
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Past tense for be patient, wait
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Past tense for linger
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Past tense for walk in a leisurely way
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Past tense for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
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