muck around

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Verb1.muck around - do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idlymuck around - do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly; "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"
puddle - mess around, as in a liquid or paste; "The children are having fun puddling in paint"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
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WHEEL 'em in - that's the message for Charnwood Borough Council's Don't Muck Around campaign this year.
We're not going to muck around. There's no point in taking weeks when he and England need a decision faster than that."
"I'm not too sure what the Glasgow coaches have got planned for me but I want to prove that I'm here to play, not to muck around.
"I'm not here to muck around, I'm not here to kid anyone.
"You have to be really good to be able to muck around that much.
We'll just be batting as well as we can." Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja is in no mood to muck around, saying: "We've got to take their last wicket quickly and the runs that are left to score, 50-55 or whatever, get them."