fidget around

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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.
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fidget around

to wiggle and twitch nervously. The child sat there, fidgeting around for over ten minutes. Please don't fidget around so.
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At the store, there is no fidgeting around with cash or cards.
He stops fidgeting around, and peers up at the two ladies.
According to the paper, another police officer ron Blue said Holmes was fidgeting around after he and Oviatt put him in a patrol car, prompting them to stop and search Holmes again.
After nervously fidgeting around, he blurted, "I can haz marriage?" and presented TV with a giant ring.
Sampras responded by imitating his rival's pigeon-toed walk and his trade-mark fussing and fidgeting around the baseline.
"Who are you?" Fidgeting around in the seat, this new Alice is telling me he is JJ and that he likes to play games.
Then there's that crazy one in North Korea who's fidgeting around with the button.
He was like a restless toddler, fidgeting around for ages before settling into this rather dog-like posture.
When I woke up, I saw Yenesh already fidgeting around "her" chest, asking everyone to open it up quickly.