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mess around with sth

(UK also mess about with sth) informal
phrasal verb with mess uk   us   /mes/ verb
C2 to use or treat something in a careless or harmful way: I don't want him coming in here and messing around with our computers. Never mess around with scissors.
Translations of “mess around with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎弄, 擺弄,玩弄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎弄, 摆弄,玩弄…
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