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Example Sentences for "idle"


He really needs to find himself a summer jobMy son has been idle for weeks. He really needs to find himself a summer job.

Our city's buses are sitting idle today due to a strike by maintenance workers.

The city's road crew has been idled by poor weather.

The factories have been idle for weeks now due to the strike.

His frequent idleness at work eventually cost him his job.

They chatted idly about their children while they waited for their bus.

The plane idled on the runway while they waited for permission to take off.

Don't leave the car idling too long; it's a waste of gas.

We talked idly for about twenty minutes until the train came.

These idle secretaries do nothing all day but sit around and gossip.

I can't sit idly by while you do all the work. Please let me help you.

Floyd Dell once suggested that idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.

Thomas Jefferson once advised, Determine never to be idle. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Benjamin Franklin once observed that it is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

The Buddha taught that to be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

An old saying tells us that an idle brain is the devil's workshop.

A Gaelic proverb warns that evil thoughts often come from idleness.

A Dutch proverb warns that poverty is the reward of idleness.

In less than ten minutes an idling car will produce double the pollution of a car that is turned off and then restarted.

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