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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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arse aboutThe wrong way round; exactly opposite to that which is desirable; contrary; conceptually inverted; wrong.
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arse aboutTo turn round.
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arse aboutUsed other than as an idiom: see arse, about.
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bring aboutTo accomplish, achieve.
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come abouthappen
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doss aboutTo shirk one's work or duty.
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fall aboutlaugh uncontrollably
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fanny aboutTo waste time or fool around; to engage in activity which produces little or no accomplishment.
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fanny aboutTo wander about or prowl around.
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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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laze aboutto do nothing in particular, be idle.
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loaf aboutto do nothing in particular, be idle.
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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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piss aboutto joke or play
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piss aboutto misbehave; to act foolishly
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talk aboutUsed to draw attention to the speaker's characterization of someone or something
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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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gone north aboutDead, of sailor or seaman whose cause of death was anything except by drowning.
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gone north aboutDead.
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