play around

play around
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "play around":
present tense I/you/we/they play around he/she/it plays around present participle playing around past tense played around past participle played around
1) informal If someone who is married or has a partner plays around, they have sexual relationships with other people
play around with:

He had played around with other women.

2) to think about all the different possible ways of doing something before you make a decision
play around with:

They played around with lots of different schemes before opting for this one.

3) same as play about

The kids played around in the pool.

English dictionary. 2014.

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