Phrasal Verb: Mess about with

Mess about with

Meaning: Have a sexual relationship outside marriage or a permanent relationship

Example: She's been MESSING ABOUT WITH another guy she knows from work.

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Mess about with

Meaning: Try to improve something, usually making things worse

Example: The computer was working fine until he started MESSING ABOUT WITH it.

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