rattle around

phrasal verb

rattled around; rattling around; rattles around
: to live or spend time in a place that is very big
Her husband died last year, and now she's just rattling around in that huge house by herself.
We rattled around Europe last summer.
sometimes used figuratively
An old song has been rattling around in my head all day.

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“Rattle around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattle%20around. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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