faff about/around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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faff about/around

UK informal
phrasal verb with faff uk   us   /fæf/ verb
to ​spendyourtime doing a lot of things that are not ​importantinstead of the thing that you should be doing: I ​wish you'd ​stop faffing about and do something ​useful!
(Definition of faff about/around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “faff about/around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎忙活,不做正事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎忙,不做正事…
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