Phrasal Verb: Mess around

Mess around

Meaning: Not be serious, play with something

Example: I was MESSING AROUND on the internet because I couldn't be bothered to do any work.

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Mess around

Meaning: Treat someone badly

Example: She is always MESSING me AROUND and never does what she promises.

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Mess around

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

Example: She's not faithful- she's been MESSING ABOUT since they got married.

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