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English definition of “knock around/about”

knock around/about

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with knock   /nɒk/ us    /nɑːk/

(RELAX)

to spend time relaxing and doing very little: I spent the weekend just knocking about the house.Passive and not working

(BE WITH SOMEONE)

to spend a lot of time with someone: I used to knock around with him at school.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
(Definition of knock around/about from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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