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|present participle||messing around|
|past tense||messed around|
|past participle||messed around|
Stop messing around – I’m serious about this!
We spent the weekend messing around on John’s boat.
There’s no point messing around. Let’s start now.
They don’t mess around, do they? I ordered the book yesterday and it’s already here.
He’ll spend hours messing around with that motorcycle.
Diane’s been messing around with a married man.
This is the American English definition of mess around. View British English definition of mess around.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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