To stall for time he took a few steps closer.
He stalled for time, trying to think, but unable to make his mind work.
Mainly, he wants to stall for time, at least to put off a decision until after the fall election.
Still, she stalled for time and knew he would sense it.
He could stall for time, but what good would it do?
I asked, trying to stall for time in order to play my role better.
John looked at his notes, mostly to stall for time.
He had to stall for time; his men could be coming in at any moment.
"But I still think that he would just be stalling for time."
Bob was stalling for time, trying to come up with some plan of action.