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  1. #1

    curtail ?

    can i say: curtail the period of time you sit there idling without coming up an ideal?

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    #2

    Re: curtail ?

    Yes, but it sounds overformal and I have no idea what 'coming up an ideal' means. 'Coming up with an idea'?
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    Re: curtail ?

    so, "reduce" is better ?

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    #4

    Re: curtail ?

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    Yes, or 'Don't sit there so long idling...'

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