aimlessly for

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  • Yolanda moved about the room aimlessly for several minutes and by chance stopped at the table. Cited from Yolanda: Maid of Burgandy, by Charles Major
  • They wandered about almost aimlessly for nearly half-an-hour. Cited from The Black Box, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Due to delirium, he lost his sense of direction and wandered aimlessly for several days.
  • He began to hunt aimlessly for water, but there was none. Cited from Rainbow's End, by Rex Beach
  • She had walked about aimlessly for an hour and a half, avoiding the places where she was likely to meet anyone she knew. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • Afterwards, the players then proceeded to just kick the ball around aimlessly for the remainder of the match.
  • She picked up her book, and after turning over the pages aimlessly for a few minutes, she recommenced to read. Cited from The Betrayal, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Turner goes to Paris, where he wanders mostly aimlessly for the first day.
  • He leaves his home, wanders the country aimlessly for years.
  • I walked along this aimlessly for a mile or so until the big hump of the bluff rose up over me. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • Sidney had already been out, walking restlessly and aimlessly for two or three hours. Cited from The Nether World, George Gissing
  • Uncle John wandered around the room aimlessly for a time, and then took off his black tie and put on the white one. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces, by Edith Van Dyne
  • I watched her struggling on the gradually rising waves as she tossed about aimlessly for the space of about half an hour. Cited from The Pilots of Pomona, by Robert Leighton
  • A little later he reentered the red car and was driven aimlessly for a couple of hours through leafy by-ways. Cited from Bunker Bean, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • After wandering aimlessly for perhaps an hour, the Captain began to study the direction in which the wind had been blowing. Cited from Earth's Enigmas, by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • At last, after wandering about aimlessly for some time, he decided to tell Jesse of his uneasiness. Cited from The Inn at the Red Oak, by Latta Griswold
  • As a result, he would often do crazy and odd things, such as drive around aimlessly for hours, determined to hear a specific song on the radio.
  • He ate some food at an eating-house near Blackfriars, and then wandered aimlessly for hours. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Now she walked quite aimlessly for a time, turning here and there, seeing one great company after another, but finding no courage to prosecute her single inquiry. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • He wandered around aimlessly for five years before returning to New York City, and found himself once again wanting to be a hero.
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