bn:00084344v
Verb Concept
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buy time
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Act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage WordNet 3.0
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Act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Purposefully cause a delay, in order to achieve something else. Wiktionary
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We need you to buy us some time, so distract the security guard for a few minutes. Wiktionary
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