Verb: play about Meaning: Be sexually promiscuous or unfaithful She PLAYED ABOUT before she got married.
Verb: mess about with Meaning: Have a sexual relationship outside marriage or a permanent relationship She’s been MESSING ABOUT WITH another guy she knows from work. Meaning: Try to improve something, usually making things worse The computer was working fine...
Verb: hang about! Meaning: Stop what you’re doing and pay attention to me HANG ABOUT! We’re not allowed to do this.
Verb: go on about Meaning: Talk too much He’s always GOING ON ABOUT his kids.
Verb: bang on about Meaning: Keep talking about something He’s always BANGING ON ABOUT football.