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goof offTo dawdle; to engage in idle activity or inactivity.
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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.
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kick aroundTo wander loose; to float around; to hang around.
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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.
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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.
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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.
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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.
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mess aroundTo fiddle idly.
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stick aroundTo stay; to linger; to remain.
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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.
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bomb aroundThe drive around at speed for pleasure.
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boss aroundTo act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.
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bum aroundTo wander around idly to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.
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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.
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jump aroundTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.
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kick aroundTo abuse or mistreat; to bully.
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kid aroundTo engage in playful fun.
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knock aroundTo do a relaxing activity.
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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
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muck aroundMeans the same as muck about.
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potter aroundTo potter, to be gently active doing various things in an almost aimless manner.
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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.
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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.
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ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.
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bang aroundTo make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.
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bat aroundTo discuss.
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hang aroundTo stay, linger or loiter.
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jump aroundTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.
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turn aroundAn upset; a suprising comeback.
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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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albatross around one's neckSomething that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.
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around robin hood's barnAll over the place.
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around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.
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around the bendCrazy, insane.
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around the clockAll the time or seemingly all the time; constantly.
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around the cornerImminent.
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around the HornVia shipboard communications, formerly metal tubes with earhorn-like ends.
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around the HornFollowing the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.
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be aroundTo be alive, existent, or present.
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beat around the bushTo delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant.
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beat around the bushTo treat a topic but omit its main points, often intentionally.
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circles aroundFar faster or better than.
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dog aroundTo follow diligently.
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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?
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doss aroundTo shirk one's work or duty.
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every time one turns aroundEvery time, to an annoyingly repetitive or consistent degree.
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feel aroundTo grope.
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float aroundUsed other than as an idiom: see float, around.
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float aroundTo be nearby or available.
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get aroundUsed other than as an idiom: see get, around.
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