delaying and wasting time

play for time

play for time ( to delay until you are ready; to try to delay or prevent something from happening so that you have more time to prepare for it) — пытаться выиграть время; тянуть врем

drag one's feet

drag one's feet/heels (on/over sth)

buy time

buy (some) time (to do something in order to be allowed more time; to obtain a longer period before something happens) — получить выигрыш во времени; тянуть время, оттянуть время; о

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