play about

play about(
pley
 
uh
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baut
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. enredar
Peter was playing about with the telly trying to get it to work.Peter enredaba con el televisor tratando de hacerlo funcionar.
b. hacer el tonto
Quit playing about and come give me a hand!¡Deja de hacer el tonto y vente a echarme una mano!
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play about
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. juguetear, jugar
play about
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
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