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verb     bandy pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebandying
past tensebandied
past participlebandied


phrasal verb

bandy around

or bandy about

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybandy around
he/she/itbandies around
present participlebandying around
past tensebandied around
past participlebandied around
to mention something a lot, usually without thinking much about what you are saying

I don’t want people bandying my name about in public.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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