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clatter around

To make noise while moving around in a space or container. What on earth is clattering around in my bag? Quit clattering around in here—the baby is napping! Hold that container still so those marbles don't clatter around.
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clatter around

 and clatter something around
to move around among things, making noise. Stop clattering around! It's late. I wish you would not clatter those dishes around.
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Kieftenbeld clattered around midfield, winning tackles he had no right to - making sure the energy was high.
CLATTERED around the head week-in, week-out, Camlough Rovers remain on their feet.
Kenosha decided to bring back a relic that once clattered around metropolitan areas in pre-war America, but was abandoned on the march to modernity.
THERE has been an Ibiza model in the Seat stable since the early 1980s, but the cheap and cheerful model I clattered around Spain's Costa Brava in some three decades ago bears little resemblance to today's models.
Bell followed up his 192 against Australia A last weekend with another fighting display of 76 off 131 balls, sticking it out while wickets clattered around him.
His first spell was accurate and dangerous, but his second after lunch was poor as he was clattered around the ground.
The Dynamos never got up to speed with the bat and their bowling attack was clattered around the ground by Hampshire openers Jimmy Adams and Michael Lumb.
Joe Ledley 5 Clattered around the engine room and tried to keep the game ticking.
People aboard clattered around with cell phone cameras, competing with the press photographers for the best shot.
I was always piggy-in-the-middle of my brother and sister and got clattered around the head a lot by my mam
Abergavenny opted to bat and Ryan Watkins made a dogged 64 as wickets clattered around him.
A strong man clattered around a lot before picking up a giant sword.
After two seasons of comparative failure, Solanki provided an eye-catching effort as wickets clattered around him, even if the only man from Lord's there to appreciate it was ECB pitch inspector David Hughes.
They did eventually open up, Scott Borthwick's lack of cricket ruthlessly exposed as he was clattered around the ground, although Ian Blackwell also took some punishment.
Former Sully and Pentyrch batsman David Goodway opened for Bridgend and stuck there as wickets clattered around him.