"vagar" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
– Señor Presidente, conocerán ustedes el relato bíblico de un pueblo que vagó por el desierto durante 40 años.
– Mr President, you are aware of the biblical story in which a people wandered in the desert for 40 years.
Dios les devolverá sus burlas, y les dejará en su desmesurada arrogancia por un tiempo, vagando ciegos de un lado para otro:
Allah shall mock at them and let them go on in their rebellion, blindly wandering on.
Visitando el país me han impresionado y turbado los muchos, demasiados, niños que vagan solos por las calles.
On visiting the country, I was struck and disturbed by the many – too many – children wandering the streets alone.
to float[floated · floated] {v.i.} (move lightly)
vagar[vagando · vagado] {reflexive verb}
Cientos de ellos vagan sin rumbo y muy pocos acuden a las organizaciones no gubernamentales.
Hundreds of them are roaming around and few reach non-governmental organisations.
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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En los Países Bajos decimos algo así como "a gran prisa, gran vagar".
In the Netherlands, we have a saying 'haastige spoed is zelden goed' (more haste, less speed).
Existen límites a los problemas que pueden resolverse mediante la legislación solamente, y creo que el primer paquete muestra que " a gran prisa, gran vagar ".
There are limits to the number of problems that can be solved by legislation alone, and I think that the first package is evidence of more haste, less speed.