English to French Meaning :: procrastinate

tergiverser, temporiser, atermoyer, faire traîner les choses
Procrastinate :
tergiverser
- tergiversertergiverséprocrastinetemporisant
 
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Verb(1) postpone doing what one should be doing(2) postpone or delay needlessly

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(1) He always used his religious vow of rest as an excuse to procrastinate until one or two the night after Sunday.(2) The tendency has been to ignore or procrastinate until intervention becomes the least unattractive course of action.(3) When asked to do something, they say they will do it but procrastinate until someone else does it.(4) the temptation will be to procrastinate until the power struggle plays itself out(5) When you're under too much emotional stress, you vacillate and procrastinate , especially when it has something to do with money.(6) Insensitive bureaucrats in the capital should not be allowed to procrastinate and thereby delay the delivery of food to the needy.(7) it won't be this price for long, so don't procrastinate(8) You see, I have this study schedule all planned out to compensate for my procrastinatory tendencies.(9) For procrastinators , 50 per cent of all tickets are held back until an hour before the performance, to be sold at the venue.(10) The colonial powers procrastinated , either by inefficiency or intent (perhaps thinking they would get them for nothing if they did not pay).(11) The moment of grim realisation that I was procrastinating in an obsessive fashion came standing at the sink one day, when I caught myself polishing the cutlery.(12) Don't let your voice fall silent this November because of procrastination .(13) Most of you have sent out your invites to your respective Oscar soirÔö£┬«es already, but to those procrastinators (like me), here are some invite suggestions, taken from my very own experiences.(14) I am supposed to be doing my taxes now, but am procrastinating .(15) As if this delay was not enough it was further compounded by procrastination in implementing the action recommended.(16) At least once or twice, most of us have procrastinated until the eleventh hour and then we rush to meet an obligation or responsibility.
Related Words
(1) procrastinate ::
tergiverser
(2) pro ::
pro
Synonyms
Verb
1. delay ::
retard
2. put off doing something ::
rebutés faire quelque chose
3. postpone action ::
tergiverser
4. defer action ::
reporter l'action
5. be dilatory ::
dilatoire
6. use delaying tactics ::
utiliser des tactiques dilatoires
7. stall ::
stalle
8. temporize ::
temporiser
10. take one's time ::
prendre son temps
11. play for time ::
gagner du temps
12. play a waiting game ::
jouer à un jeu d'attente
Different Forms
procrastinate, procrastinated, procrastinates, procrastinating
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