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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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Besides the laptop dock, Motorola is also providing options for desktop and home entertainment setups via its HD dock which comes equipped with three USB ports and an HDMI jack around the back.
Ali always used to follow Jack around, they were inseparable," said mum-of-three Joanne.
ANDY MURRAY draped a Union Jack around his shoulders as he prepared to fly the flag once more for British tennis in his first Wimbledon quarter-final against Rafael Nadal today.
With Jack around, Jon won't be put under too much pressure.
As much as the group wanted to make an effort to turn Farmer Jack around, economic realities surrounding the company and in the state of Michigan will prevent them from doing so.
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.