play around with (something)

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play around with (something)

To tinker or experiment with something. I've been playing around with a song that we could use for the film's opening credits. She's been playing around with the Internet connection for hours, but nothing seems to be working.
See also: around, play
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Essentially, Chatfield argues that the most fun experiences don't just provide goals, but also the ability to create your own fun, to play around with something in your own way like a toy rather than just getting a prescribed cookie-cutter experience of tasks and points.
Who else gets to play around with something like this?