If you say that someone is twiddling their thumbs, you mean that they do not have anything to do and are waiting for something to happen.


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While players openly questioned the umpire"s decision, spectators in the ground hadto twiddle their thumbs.
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The warm wet weather is working wonders on the complex plot. The warm wet weather is working wonders on the vegetable plot.
Rescue workers were trying to limit any environmental damage. Rescue workers were trying to limit any nerve damage.
a powerful and often destructive tide that may occur when an abnormally high tide (e. ns . at the autumn equinox ) coincides with high wind and low atmospheric pressure
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