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

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toy with sth

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


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

We're toying with the idea of going to Peru next year. 我們動了明年去秘魯的念頭。


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. 她只是撥弄著她那份沙拉。
He toyed nervously with a button on his jacket as he was speaking. 他邊說話邊緊張地撥弄著一顆上衣扣子。

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