fidget around

fidget around

To compulsively move around in a nervous or restless manner. Mary, stop fidgeting around like that and sit still! My mother always fidgets around the house when we have company.
See also: around, fidget

fidget around

to wiggle and twitch nervously. The child sat there, fidgeting around for over ten minutes. Please don't fidget around so.
See also: around, fidget
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Typically they would struggle to sit squarely on a firm surface and would fidget around, as they find it impossible to put weight on the affected SI joint and would also find it difficult to turn in bed and go up and down stairs.
The car is comfortable enough but the suspension allows the body to fidget around giving unsettled handling even at medium speeds.
I fidget around, desperately trying to negotiate my long limbs into a position my brain thinks is acceptable to sleep in.
His hands frantically fidget around the steering wheel as his rally car slews and pitches like a lunatic roller-coaster on the skidpan snow and ice-rimmed mud.
I might even fidget around or make nasty comments about how long it's taking, or even bump against the patient to simulate a real-life situation," Himle indicates.