Definition of 'amble'
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We ambled around the grounds as he showed me how he maintains them. The Sun (2014)The bear gave up and ambled back to the rucksack. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then amble along the coast again with a loved one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Mostly we ambled along the flat trails at family friendly speeds accompanied by birdsong and smell of wild rosemary. The Sun (2016)He bred 120 giant tortoises which amble freely around the island. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The journey is a leisurely scenic amble along the Italian coast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For much of the match he will amble around the tackle area, waiting for the moment to strike. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A pink horse came ambling past. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Reserves or not, they must ensure the lazy legacy of this ambled afternoon does not blunt their sharpness in the next phase. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To get through the night I amble around the main shopping areas. The Sun (2013)I walked on to the bar, grabbed two beers and ambled back to her towel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you don't, have a drink before ambling along the front. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Day four, then, was not an amble along the river. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With no buses in sight and taxis unwilling to stop in such a volatile neighbourhood, he merely lit up a cigarette and ambled back to his hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the mornings she is often seen ambling around with a notebook, writing song lyrics, singing to herself and hugging fellow holidaymakers. The Sun (2009)From elementary school through college, I ambled along as though people were people. Christianity Today (2000)Don't just amble along to the open day and absorb the positive PR. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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