linger over

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Verb1.linger over - delay
hesitate, waffle, waver - pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
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In course of time the symptoms of mental affliction in her unhappy daughter increased to such a serious extent, as to make it a matter of necessity to place her under proper medical care.
In dewy conditions, England simply could not compete and questions linger over the suitability of their bowling line-up.
Australia have made it clear there is no suggestion Haddin will not be fit for The Oval Test, starting on Thursday, but doubts linger over Manou.