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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If you want to muck around with 'hippy crack', laughing gas or helium balloons, you've got 50 years to play with them after your career is over.
Contract awarded for Removal of spillage coal, mud and muck around CHP No 1,2,3,4,5,6,and 7 and tail end cleaning by stacking and then feeding the same to the belt manually, in all three shifts as per the directions of the engineer-in- Charge for smooth operation and s
You have to be really good to be able to muck around that much.
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.
He said: "The Norwegians do consider the polar regions to be theirs, and not for the Brits or the French and that to muck around in.