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fiddle aroundThe act of needless attention, inappropriate experimentation, lackadaisical manipulations.Rate it:

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fiddle aboutTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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fiddle awayTo play the fiddle idly.Rate it:

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fiddle awayTo wasteRate it:

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fiddle faddlenonsenseRate it:

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Fiddle While Rome BurnsTo do nothing or engage you in trivial things knowing that something urgent and critical is happening aroundRate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate an object, especially in a nervous or restless manner.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo adjust the position, as of an electronic device, in order to provide better reception or signal.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate in order to gain something for oneself.Rate it:

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fit as a fiddlePerfectly fit; in excellent health.Rate it:

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Fit as a FiddleBeing in good health and shapeRate it:

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play first fiddleTo play a leading role.Rate it:

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play second fiddleTo play a subsidiary or subordinate role to someone or something else.Rate it:

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Play Second FiddleTo be subservient to someone, to follow someone or somethingRate it:

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play someone like a fiddleSkilfully.Rate it:

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second fiddleA fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.Rate it:

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second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.Rate it:

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second fiddleThe person playing second fiddle.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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beat around the bushevasive responses, implausible explanations, extrapolations instead of explanations.Rate it:

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Beat Around the BushTo avoid getting to some point or answering any question that is relevant, the approach of some people, which is quite far from the real objective or center of focus.Rate it:

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beating around the bushAvoiding factual responses, offering evasive statements, presenting dubious evidence.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around.Rate it:

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jerk aroundTo act foolishlyRate it:

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kick aroundTo wander loose; to float around; to hang around.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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jack aroundto misbehave, fool aroundRate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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mess aroundTo fiddle idly.Rate it:

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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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bat aroundTo discuss.Rate it:

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bomb aroundThe drive around at speed for pleasure.Rate it:

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boss aroundTo act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.Rate it:

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bum aroundTo wander around idly to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.Rate it:

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fuck aroundTo fritter aimlessly or distractedly, to procrastinate.Rate it:

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gathers from aroundcollect or receiving the information or rumors from around the environment or gathering or people.Rate it:

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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.Rate it:

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jump aroundTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.Rate it:

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kick aroundTo abuse or mistreat; to bully.Rate it:

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kid aroundTo engage in playful fun.Rate it:

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knock aroundTo do a relaxing activity.Rate it:

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mess aroundTo have a non-committal sexual relationship.Rate it:

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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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muck aroundMeans the same as muck about.Rate it:

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potter aroundTo potter, to be gently active doing various things in an almost aimless manner.Rate it:

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