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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.
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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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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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run circles aroundTo outperform by a great margin.
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run rings aroundTo demonstrate superiority, or greater skill than another person, team or group of people.
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run around like a chicken with its head cut offTo act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.
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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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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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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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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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be aroundTo be alive, existent, or present.
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circles aroundFar faster or better than.
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dog aroundTo follow diligently.
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doss aroundTo shirk one's work or duty.
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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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get aroundTo move to the other side of an obstruction.
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get aroundTo come around something.
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get aroundTo avoid or bypass an obstacle.
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get aroundTo circumvent the obligation and performance of a chore.
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get aroundTo transport oneself from place to place.
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get aroundTo be sexually promiscuous.
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jack aroundto misbehave, fool around
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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste time
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jerk aroundto cheat or treat unfairly
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jerk aroundTo act foolishly
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knock aroundTo spend time with someone as a friend.
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