play around (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb play around (1)
to waste time by being silly or stupid
fool around, muck around (informal)
- play around Come on you guys! Stop playing around and get on with your work.
- play around Why are you playing around when you've got a really important exam in the morning?
When the teacher saw the kids playing around in class, she
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