linger

linger
'liŋɡə
verb
1) (to remain, last or continue for a long time or after the expected time: The smell of the bad fish lingered for days.) holde seg, trekke ut
2) (to proceed slowly or delay: We lingered in the hall, looking at the pictures.) dvele, nøle
nøle
verb \/ˈlɪŋɡə\/
1) drøye, bli igjen
we lingered for a while after the party
vi ble igjen litt etter festen
2) trekke ut, somle
3) slentre, drive
linger homewards
slentre hjem
4) nøle, dvele
it lingers on (om lukt e.l.) det sitter i
linger about drive omkring, slentre rundt
linger away sløse bort, forspille, kaste bort
linger away a lot of time
kaste bort mye tid
linger on leve videre (på tross av sykdom), holde seg i live
he lingered on for some years
han levde enda noen år
leve fremdeles, fortsette, forbli
the custom lingers on
skikken lever ennå
drøye med, somle med
linger out forhale, dra ut tiden
linger out the negotiations
dra ut forhandlingene
linger out one's life
henslepe sitt liv
linger over (overført) somle med, drøye med
linger over a subject
oppholde seg lenge ved en sak
linger over a book
henge over en bok
linger over one's work
somle med arbeidet

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