muck about/around with

idiom

: to use or do (something) in a way that is not very serious
She spent the evening mucking around with the computer.

Examples of muck about/around with in a Sentence

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“Muck about/around with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muck%20about%2Faround%20with. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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