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    Smile mess with???

    Good afternoon, everyone.

    They edit and upload photos, videos and music, and some of them even mess with html to personalize their pages.

    What does 'mess with' mean here? I just know 'mess with somebody' means annoy somebody, but it doesn't make sense here. Thank you in advance!

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    Default Re: mess with???

    mess with something
    1. to take apart or fix something complicated esp. in order to learn more about how it works.

    mess with - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Default Re: mess with???

    to play around with or to experiment with something that you have just learned

    not a teacher

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