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English verb: arse around

1. arse around (stative) be lazy or idle


SamplesHer son is just bumming around all day.


Synonymsarse about, bum, bum about, bum around, frig around, fuck off, loaf, loll, loll around, lounge about, lounge around, waste one's time


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)idle, laze, slug, stagnate

2. arse around (communication) indulge in horseplay


SamplesEnough horsing around--let's get back to work!.
The bored children were fooling about.


Synonymsfool, fool around, horse around


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)jest, joke, play









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