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tool around (in something)

to go around in a car; to speed around in a car. Who is that kid tooling around in that souped-up car? Ann spends a lot of time tooling around in her new car.
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tool around

in. to drive or cruise around. (see also tool.) We tooled around for a while and then rented a horror movie.
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While his speech has pretty much returned, he needs a cane to tool around the monastery.
Place the wire in the slot in the tool and place the teeth of the tool against the post, pull as tight as you can, then pull on the handle to turn the tool around the post like two teeth in a pair of gears running against each other, but those teeth on the tool will dig into the wood of the post to give it grip to pull the wire tight.
Amazingly, John Stockwell knows: Just add water.Stockwell's Into the Blue is the most improbable of movies, a comic thriller set in the Bahamas in which Walker and Alba bare enough flesh to seduce us into thinking they've bared pieces of their souls.They play a couple who gets paid to tool around in the ocean.
Users only need to download and install the newest version of WinRAR to continue using the best compression tool around. No complicated uninstalling of the previous version is necessary.
Unfortunately, it requires that I sit cross-legged on the cold ground to work the clumsy tool around the bottom strand, flush with the turf.
Quarters is the most effective tool around to hold the entire chain of command accountable for the daily routine.
Plus if you leave the hard work up to us, it will free up some time for you to tool around the theme parks.
Watching people tool around in buggies is worth a weekend trip only when one knows little other than cars.
If you're not up for the entire Slickrock, go out and tool around on the 2.5-mile practice circuit.
Other benefits of video games for physicians: "Tiger Woods PGA Tour Golf" is great practice in advance of your Saturday morning tee time, and you can pick the sports car of your choice to tool around in with "Gran Turismo."
After some practicing, programming and adjustments, they gave the man the keys to a Mustang and let him tool around the parking lot.
We're still commercial-free and we provide children with the best teaching tool around.
As the man behind the animated tales of Shakespeare that are now used as an educational tool around the world, Mr Grace told the audience about some of the feedback he had received from schools after being involved in the scheme.
The 189 member states of the United Nations General Assembly met June 25-27, 2001, and unanimously approved a document that can be an important tool around the world for urging governments and others to take responsibility for helping to control the global epidemic.
"That's when my wife, Betsey, and I were busy cooking a lot and decided there wasn't a decent kitchen tool around that was comfortable," he recalled.