time-wasting

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time-wasting

adj
causing someone to spend time doing something that is unnecessary or does not produce any benefit
n
the act of causing someone to spend time doing something that is unnecessary or does not produce any benefit
Translations

time-wasting

[ˈtaɪmweɪstɪŋ] ADJque hace perder tiempo
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I was angry a lot of Bolton timewasting went unpunished and then the linesman somehow spotted a foul throw from 30 metres away.
Tuesday evening saw a report suggesting that Staveley and PCP Capital Partners were timewasting and a suggestion that Mike Ashley had walked away from talks with the Middle East group.
This terrible and totally avoidable timewasting added up to almost PS1bn in a single year - money which could, for example, have been used to pay for 1m more cataract operations or 250,000 hip replacements.
Guardiola accused Southampton of timewasting, adding: "They were doing it after nine minutes.
Griffiths was targeted by louts who launched missiles and even got booked for timewasting when trying to show the ref a Buckfast bottle thrown on to the pitch.
BIRMINGHAM City manager Gary Rowett described Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia's attempts at timewasting as embarrassing.
It's fair to say timewasting in courts was not allowed under Judge Edwards' watch.
You can guarantee these lessons in job hunting will include the same silly timewasting games unemployed adults have to endure.
POLICE are warning the public not to make timewasting 999 calls after they received complaints of cold kebabs and noisy foxes.
It's a motiveless crime, and the police must work out why he was attacked - a single black glove found at the scene may hold a vital clue, or be a timewasting red herring.
Gaer Jim McInally said: "To see a full-time team play for a 1-0 was a credit to us and then they were timewasting at 1-1 which was bizarre.
In a bid to cut down on timewasting calls, the force has revealed some of its strangest calls as it reminds residents that 999 should only be dialled in an emergency.