marked time

phrase

past tense of mark time
as in delayed
to move or act slowly The soldiers marked time until they were given the signal to move forward.

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“Marked time.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/marked%20time. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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