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muck aboutTo do random unplanned work or spend time idly.
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run aboutTo be very busy doing many different things.
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bang aboutTo make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.
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boss aboutTo 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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come aboutTo come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.
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potter aboutTo potter, to be gently active doing various things in an almost aimless manner.
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put aboutTo change direction.
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bash aboutTo physically damage something or assault someone.
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bring aboutTo cause to take place.
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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.
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hang aboutTo stay, linger or loiter.
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jump aboutTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.
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knock aboutAn informal game, usually football.
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lay aboutTo strike blows in all directions.
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lay aboutTo set about, with infinitive or gerund.
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muck aboutTo do somethings with a piece of equipment when you do not understand how it works.
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think aboutTo ponder.
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about timeClose to the right time.
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about timeFar past the desired time.
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about toIndicates something that will happen very soon; indicates that something is imminent.
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about turnA complete change of opinion, direction, etc.
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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.
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along aboutApproximately; at around some time.
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bring aboutTo accomplish, achieve.
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come abouthappen
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fall aboutlaugh uncontrollably
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go aboutTo busy oneself with.
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go aboutTo tackle (a problem or task).
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go aboutTo circulate (in).
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go aboutTo change from one tack to another.
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jump aboutTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.
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just aboutAlmost.
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muck aboutTo be playful; full of fun and high spirits.
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on aboutSpeaking about, talking of.
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bang on aboutTo keep talking endlessly about the same subject.
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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.
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be on aboutTalk about; mean, intend.
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it's about timeUsed to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker or writer considered to be long overdue.
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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.
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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.
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play upTo misbehave.
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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.
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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.
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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.
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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.
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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.
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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.
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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.
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play dumbTo pretend to be mute.
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