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mess around with sth

( UK also mess about with sth) informal
verb uk phrasal verb with mess   /mes/ us  
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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