Antonyms for hanging around

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As long as she knows they're hanging around close, it's all the same.

I don't like the way Sam Snedecker is hanging around the shop, either.

You're too clever a fellow to be hanging around, shooting and fishing.

There are a bunch of young fellows that have been hanging around there lately.

"I don't like this business of hanging around," whispered Jacques in Leon's ear.

He's been hanging around town ever since the ball season closed.

But he was not surprised, for he had half expected them to be hanging around the building.

Yes, it does, or what would he be hanging around here so long for?

What are you hanging around at the toddy stand for if not to drink?

Have you nothing else to occupy your time than hanging around the toddy stand?