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mess with sth

mainly US
phrasal verb with mess uk   us   /mes/ verb
to make ​smallchanges to something, or to ​move it to a different ​place, ​especially not ​carefully: He was ​messing with his ​bike and then he couldn't ​fit the ​parts back together.
(Definition of mess with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mess with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎弄, 摆弄…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎弄, 擺弄…
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