run around with

phrasal verb

ran around with; run around with; running around with; runs around with
informal + disapproving
: to spend a lot of time with (someone)
He runs around with younger women.

Examples of run around with in a Sentence

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“Run around with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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