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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydally with
he/she/itdallies with
present participledallying with
past tensedallied with
past participledallied with
  1. 1
    dally with something to consider an idea or course of action but not in a serious way

    She had often dallied with the thought of leaving him.

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