English-German translation for "idly"

"idly" German translation

to saunter about idly
his fingers wandered idly over the keys
seine Finger glitten lässig über die Tasten
his fingers wandered idly over the keys
Wir können angesichts solcher Ereignisse nicht tatenlos zusehen.
We cannot stand idly by in the face of such events.
Source: Europarl
Wir können nicht länger untätig danebenstehen und die Dinge geschehen lassen.
We can no longer stand by idly and let things happen.
Source: Europarl
Sie blätterte lustlos die Seiten einer Illustrierten um.
She was idly turning over the pages of a magazine.
Source: Tatoeba
Die Europäische Union kann angesichts diese Situation nicht weiterhin einfach untätig bleiben.
The European Union cannot continue to stand idly by in this situation.
Source: Europarl
Das Europäische Parlament kann da nicht tatenlos zusehen.
The European Parliament cannot stand idly by.
Source: Europarl
Ich möchte betonen, dass die europäischen Organisationen nicht tatenlos zusehen, sondern handeln.
I must stress that European organisations are not standing idly by.
Source: Europarl
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