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2 verb

toy with somebody/something

phrasal verb
1 to think about an idea or possibility, usually for a short time and not very seriously
toy with the idea of doing something
I've been toying with the idea of going to Japan to visit them.
2 to keep moving and touching an object or food:
He spoke casually and toyed with his pen.
Laura was toying with her food and looking increasingly bored.
3 to lie to someone or trick them, for example saying that you love them when you do not

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