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toy with sth

phrasal verb with toy uk   /tɔɪ/  us   /tɔɪ/ verb
  • (TOUCH)

to ​touch an ​object or ​move it around with ​yourhand, without any ​purpose but while ​thinking about something ​else: She just toyed with her ​salad. He toyed ​nervously with a ​button on his ​jacket as he was ​speaking.
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