muck about or around

Translations

w>muck about or around

(Brit inf)
vt sep
to muck somebody aboutmit jdm machen, was man will, jdn verarschen (inf); (by not committing oneself) → jdn hinhalten; the travel agents really mucked us aboutdas war ein ewiges Hin und Her mit dem Reisebüro (inf); stop mucking me about!sag mir endlich, woran ich bin or was los ist!
(= fiddle around with, spoil)herumpfuschen an (+dat) (inf); to muck things aboutalles durcheinanderbringen
vi
(= lark about)herumalbern or -blödeln (inf); (= do nothing in particular)herumgammeln (inf); to muck about or around in boatssich mit Booten beschäftigen; to muck around (at) doing somethingZeit damit vertrödeln, etw zu tun (inf)
(= tinker with)herumfummeln (→ with an +dat)
to muck about or around with somebodyjdn an der Nase herumführen (inf)