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toy with sth

phrasal verb with toy     /tɔɪ/ verb
THINK ABOUT
to briefly think about doing something, but not really intend to do it: I've toyed with the idea of going to work abroad.Thinking and contemplating
TOUCH
to move something around in your hands without any clear purpose: He sat toying with his empty glass.Touching and feelingShowing affection
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