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tool around (in something)

to go around in a car; to speed around in a car. Who is that kid tooling around in that souped-up car? Ann spends a lot of time tooling around in her new car.
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tool around

in. to drive or cruise around. (see also tool.) We tooled around for a while and then rented a horror movie.
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It will appear at local Home Depots for demonstrations, and will tool around suburban neighborhoods helping DIY-ers (do-it-yourselfers) stay safe by giving away free safety products.
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She used to tool around in a Chrysler LeBaron before switching to the white Solara with a tan ragtop four years ago and plans on keeping the Toyota when the lease comes up next year.
99) Hilary Duff plays the same appealing character she played on her Disney Channel series in this story about a teen who gets to tool around Rome with an Italian pop star.
Sure, it's only for the weekend, but who wouldn't want to tool around the countryside, pretending to be a millionaire, if only for a little while?
And in Los Angeles, Jumbo Jim and the City ``Clowncil'' have nice new sport-utility vehicles and luxury automobiles to tool around in - all at our own expense - and now they have awarded themselves another raise.
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They're even given a cool set of wheels to tool around in, even though those who had it before them were killed for its rarefied access to mobility.
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