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dally with (one)
To flirt with one. Oh, don't pay any attention to Nick—he dallies with every girl that comes into the store.
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dally with someone
to flirt with someone; to waste time with someone of the opposite sex. (Old.) Sam is dallying with that Johnson girl again. Stop dallying with her and get back to your studies!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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