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jack aroundand jerk around
sl. to waste time. Stop jacking around and get some work done! The kids spend most of the day jerking around.
jack someone aroundand jerk someone around
Sl. to give someone a difficult time; to harass someone. Come on! Stop jacking me around! Max started jerking Lefty around, and it looked as if there was going to be trouble. You jack around everyone you know!
in. to waste time; to mess around. (Akin to jack off.) Stop jacking around and get busy.