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How to use mess around in a sentence
The Boy Scouts of America does not mess around when it comes to discriminating against gay adults.Fringe Factor: Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop|Caitlin Dickson|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Simply put, this is the kind of cold you don't want to mess around with.Thank Global Warming for Freezing You Right Now|Eric Holthaus|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was vocal, funny, opinionated and willing to mess around.Ellen's First Night|Richard Rushfield|February 9, 2010|DAILY BEAST
I always loved to mess around a campfire, and Uncle Peter proved a most delightful companion.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
I intend to mess around myself, and change my mind every other day about all sorts of things.An Alabaster Box|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
And the last thing we need to do is mess around with Social Security.
One hook, the biggest, had caught in a rock lining the gully, and the ropes were in a mess around the wheels and the rear axle.The Rover Boys in the Air|Edward Stratemeyer
"Ay, stop your mouth with some of this," interposed Mary, as she helped the smoking and savoury mess around the table.The O'Donoghue|Charles James Lever