Translation of "toy with sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

toy with sth

phrasal verb with toy uk /tɔɪ/ us /tɔɪ/ verb
CONSIDER 考虑

to consider something or doing something, but not in a very serious way, and without making a decision

不太认真地考虑
We're toying with the idea of going to Peru next year. 我们动了明年去秘鲁的念头。
TOUCH 摆弄

to touch an object or move it around with your hand, without any purpose but while thinking about something else

摆弄,拨弄
She just toyed with her salad. 她只是拨弄着她那份色拉。
He toyed nervously with a button on his jacket as he was speaking. 他边说话边紧张地拨弄着一颗上衣扣子。

(Translation of “toy with sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)