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mess around (with sb)

mainly US informal
phrasal verb with mess uk   us   /mes/ verb
If a ​married man or woman ​messes around with someone, they have a ​sexualrelationship with someone who is not ​theirwife or ​husband: She ​found out that her ​husband was ​messing around with his ​secretary.
(Definition of mess around (with sb) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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