- with no particular purpose, reason, or foundation；in an aimless or lazy way
- 1. with no particular purpose, reason, or foundation ‘How was the race?’ Kate asked idly
- ▪ in an aimless or lazy way I can no longer stand idly by and let him take the blame
- with no particular purpose, reason, or foundation: “How was the game?” Katie asked idly
Oxford American Dictionary
沒錯, 朿手無策, 翻得很貼切. 但放在句子裡會有些怪怪的, 建議或者可以配合句子, 改成 放著不管. (行政院長謝長延強調政府沒有放著不管) 或者 置之不管,
... attending class, some dogs would run into the room and lie idly in front of the podium. * 前面已提過class,所以我後面只用 the room而非classroom...
... and sevens rattling deer 七上八下 小鹿亂撞 9.stand idly 袖手旁觀 10.Chill out 冷靜下來