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

toy with sth

(TOUCH) 摆弄 phrasal verb with toy /tɔɪ/ verb

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

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 phrasal verb, verb (TOUCH)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)