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English definition of “play around with sth”

play around with sth

( UK also play about with sth)
verb uk phrasal verb with play   /pleɪ/ us  
to try out different methods or different things, before deciding which one to choose: We've been playing around with ideas for a new TV show. Why don't you play around with the different fonts on the computer and see which one you want to use?
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