play around (with something)

play around (with something)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • play around with something — play around with (something) to experiment with something. We were playing around with various sauces to go with the fish …   New idioms dictionary

  • play around with — (something) to experiment with something. We were playing around with various sauces to go with the fish …   New idioms dictionary

  • mess around (with something) mess about (with something); — AND monkey around (with something) in. to play with or fiddle with something. □ Don’t mess around with the ashtray. □ You’ l l break it if you don’t stop monkeying around with it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • play around — verb 1. commit adultery (Freq. 1) he plays around a lot • Syn: ↑fool around • Hypernyms: ↑cheat on, ↑cheat, ↑cuckold, ↑betray, ↑wande …   Useful english dictionary

  • play around — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms play around : present tense I/you/we/they play around he/she/it plays around present participle playing around past tense played around past participle played around 1) informal If someone who is married or… …   English dictionary

  • play\ around — • fool around • mess around • play around • monkey around v informal 1. To spend time playing, fooling, or joking instead of being serious or working; waste time. If you go to college, you must work, not fool around. The boys fooled around all… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • screw around with someone or something — in. to toy with, fiddle with or play around with someone or something. □ Andy screwed around with his clock until he broke it. □ Look, chum! Don’t screw around with me! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • play — play1 W1S1 [pleı] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(children)¦ 2¦(sports/games)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(radio/cd etc)¦ 5¦(theatre/film)¦ 6 play a part/role 7 play ball 8¦(pretend)¦ 9¦(behave)¦ 10 play games …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • play with — 1. To play in the company of, or as partner or opponent to 2. To dally with 3. To stimulate (the genitals of), to masturbate (oneself or someone else) • • • Main Entry: ↑play * * * play with [phrasal verb] play with (something) 1 : to move or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • play — play1 [ pleı ] verb *** ▸ 1 take part in sport/game ▸ 2 make music/sound ▸ 3 have part in play, etc. ▸ 4 when children have fun ▸ 5 when light moves ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to take part in a sport or game: The girls are out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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