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hack around

slang To behave foolishly or idly waste time. The employees were hacking around the office until the boss showed up. Quit hacking around and pay attention in class!
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hack around

Inf. to waste time. I'm just hacking around and doing nothing. Stop hacking around and get to work.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hack around

in. to waste time. I wanted to hack around for a year after college, but my finances disagreed.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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