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плевать в потолок

to sit twiddling one's thumbs, to idle, to fritter away the time

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плевать в потолок

разг to idle/to fritter away the time

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Чем они занимались – плевали в потолок?
What have they been doing? Messing around?
Филдинг, Хелен / Бриджит Джонс: Грани разумногоFielding, Helen / Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Fielding, Helen
© Helen Fielding, 1999
Бриджит Джонс: Грани разумного
Филдинг, Хелен
© Helen Fielding, 1999
© Москвичева А.Н., перевод на русский язык, 2001
© «Торнтон и Сагден», издание на русском языке, 2002

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to sit twiddling one's thumbs; to idle; to fritter away the time

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