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lag

verb dally, dawdle, decelerate, decrease, delay, diiinish in pace, ebb, fail, fall back, fall behind, get behind, go leisurely, hold back, idle, lag behind, linger, lose strength, move slowly, procrastinate, put off, saunter, slow up, take one's time, trail, wane
Associated concepts: implementation date
See also: delay, pause, procrastinate, stall
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As a lagger I spent a lot of time working out of town and the boozing became just a normal thing to do.
One of the victims, Doreen Fox's husband Thomas worked as a lagger for insulation firm Joseph Naddin for two years in the 1950s.
He said: "I think Bertie should go with a firm commitment that Ireland is going to get back in the lead and not be a lagger.
Colin was diagnosed as suffering from asbestosis 40 years after he started work at Washington Chemical Company as a lagger.
Bono said: "I think he [Mr Ahern] should not go to Europe without a firm commitment that Ireland is going to get back in the lead and not be a lagger.
A RETIRED lagger and boiler operator died of an industrial disease, an inquest ruled.
The Birmingham-born singer/ songwriter began work as a pipe lagger, spending his nights singing in pubs and writing poetry.
Debbie Brewer, 47, was exposed to asbestos by her father Philip Northmore when he was a lagger at Devonport Dockyard in 1966.
Retired pipe lagger Graham Reeves, 69, died in March 2000 five weeks after his healthy left kidney was removed instead of his diseased right kidney.
One was a Liverpool woman whose husband was a former lagger and docker.
Fife MEP Alex Falconer, who used to be a lagger at the yard, said: "If this film goes ahead at least there will be a few thousand workers on the site who could be extras.
CONTACT: Lisa Lagger, 312-220-4169, or Joe Silberman, 312-220-4073, both of Leo Burnett/