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English definition of “toy with sb/sth”

toy with sb/sth

old-fashioned phrasal verb with toy     /tɔɪ/ verb
to not care seriously about someone or about their feelings, especially during a romantic friendshipTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of toy with sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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