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English definition of “dally with sb”

dally with sb

(also dally with sb's affections) phrasal verb with dally     /ˈdæl.i/ verb [I] old-fashioned
to be romantically or sexually involved with someone, usually for a short time, without really loving that person: It's cruel the way she just dallies with his affections.Sexual attractionAttractive
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