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potter

  
  ( potters    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pottering    present participle)   ( pottered    past tense & past participle  ) A potter is someone who makes pottery.      n-count   potter around          , potter about      phrasal verb   If you potter around    or potter about, you do pleasant but unimportant things, without hurrying.      
  (BRIT)  
I was perfectly happy just pottering around doing up my flat...      V P  
At weekends he would potter around the garden.      V P n  
in AM, use putter around     
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potter     ( potters    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pottering    present participle)   ( pottered    past tense & past participle  ) A potter is someone who makes pottery.      n-count   potter around   , potter about      phrasal verb   If you potter around or potter about, you do pleasant but unimportant things, without hurrying.  
  (BRIT)  
I was perfectly happy just pottering around doing up my flat...      V P  
At weekends he would potter around the garden.      V P n  
in AM, use putter around     


potter's wheel        ( potter's wheels    plural  ) A potter's wheel is a piece of equipment with a flat disc which spins round, on which a potter puts soft clay in order to shape it into a pot.      n-count  

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potter

  
  
dabble, fiddle     (informal)   footle     (informal)   fribble, fritter, mess about, poke along, tinker  

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potter about, potter's wheel, pottery, plotter

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id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
id.
avoid the main topic ; discuss a matter without coming to the point ; to not speak directly/frankly/bluntly about the issue
Ex: Please, stop beating around the bush and get to the point! Also: beat about the bush
n.
encounter mostly for sex done around lunch time
[Fam.] in French it's "cinq à sept" which is rather in the end of afternoon
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
adv.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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