fool about
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fool about
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (act foolishly)
a. hacer el tonto or el indio
to f about or around with somethingenredar con algo
2. (waste time)
a. perder el tiempo
3. (colloquial)
a. tener una aventura (have affair)
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fool about
fool around
1 (waste time) perder el tiempo
2 (act the fool) hacer el tonto
to fool about with sth (play with) jugar con algo; (and damage) estropear algo; (mess with) [+drugs, drink, electricity] jugar con
never fool about with electricity
3 (have an affair)
to fool around with sb tontear con algn
he's fooling around with his secretary stop fooling around with my daughter!
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