mess around with sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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mess around with sth

(UK also mess about with sth) informal
phrasal verb with mess uk   us   /mes/ verb
C2 to use or ​treat something in a ​careless or ​harmful way: I don't ​want him coming in here and ​messing around with ​ourcomputers. Never ​mess around with ​scissors.
(Definition of mess around with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mess around with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎弄, 摆弄,玩弄…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎弄, 擺弄,玩弄…
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