French translation of 'twiddle'
[knob, ring, hair] tripoter
to twiddle one’s thumbs (figurative) se tourner les pouces
Phrasal verbstwiddle with
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Example Sentences Including 'twiddle'
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I wanted to sink my teeth into a challenge, not sit around twiddling my thumbs waiting for the next lecture.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Traders in Canary Wharf were left twiddling their thumbs as the administrators arrived.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Not that she's sitting around twiddling her thumbs, mind you.The Sun (2014)
Sit at home twiddling my thumbs?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There is no point sitting around twiddling your thumbs and hoping things will drop into your lap.The Sun (2015)
You won't get very far by sitting twiddling your thumbs.The Sun (2015)
You want to be out there playing, not sitting around twiddling your thumbs.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
All of them have left people very disappointed, sitting there twiddling their thumbs.The Sun (2015)
But as he tended to the injured, colleagues were left twiddling their thumbs at ambulance depots.The Sun (2010)
I'm sitting twiddling my thumbs thinking about football all the time.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Is it within the law to have such worthy but unqualified people in sole control of classes while fully trained teachers sit at home twiddling their thumbs?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It's not like we sit around twiddling our thumbs.The Sun (2011)
Reo-Coker, one hand constantly twiddling with his mobile phone, says.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They had to sit twiddling their thumbs for a couple of hours while he pampered himself in his suite.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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