hover about (Brit) or around

hover about (Brit) or around
1. vi
(person) herumlungern, herumhängen; (helicopter, bird etc) (in der Luft) kreisen

he was hovering around, waiting to speak to us — er strich um uns herum und wartete auf eine Gelegenheit, mit uns zu sprechen

2. vi +prep obj

to hover around sb/sth — um jdn/etw herumschleichen or -streichen, sich um jdn/etw herumdrücken

the hostess hovered around her guests — die Gastgeberin umsorgte ihre Gäste mit (über)großer Aufmerksamkeit


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