mess somebody around

mess somebody around
ˌmess sb aˈbout/aˈround derived
(BrE) to treat sb in an unfair and annoying way, especially by changing your mind a lot or not doing what you said you would

I'm sorry to mess you about but there are a few last-minute changes.

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  • mess around — verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly (Freq. 2) The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house • Syn: ↑putter, ↑potter, ↑tinker, ↑monkey, ↑monkey around, ↑muck about, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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