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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfool around
he/she/itfools around
present participlefooling around
past tensefooled around
past participlefooled around
  1. 2
    to have a sexual relationship with someone who is not your usual partner

    He had been fooling around behind her back.

    fool around with:

    I think he’s fooling around with someone from the office.

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