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jack someone around

 and 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!
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jack around

 and jerk around
sl. to waste time. Stop jacking around and get some work done! The kids spend most of the day jerking around.
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jack around

in. to waste time; to mess around. (Akin to jack off.) Stop jacking around and get busy.
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Luckily, no sooner had I realised what was racing towards us when I heard Richard, over my right shoulder, call to me to turn right and guide Jack around the fence.
With Jack around, Jon won't be put under too much pressure.
I'm the godfather and having Jack around definitely makes me want to have kids.
However, since we jack around with (say "engineer" if you're full of yourself) different barrel lengths and bullet weights for use with AR-15s, paying it some attention helps attain optimum function, and, well, happiness.
So Paul took oldest son Jack around the aisles as they picked up a few items, while Vanessa breastfed Jack on a bench just inside the store.
Bad luck and trauma seem to follow old Jack around.