bandy something around


bandy something around
ˌbandy sthaˈbout/aˈround derived
usually passive if a name, a word, a story, etc, is bandied about/around, it is mentioned frequently by many people

His name was being bandied about as a future prime minister.

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  • bandy about — verb discuss casually bandy about an idea • Hypernyms: ↑hash out, ↑discuss, ↑talk over • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * ˌbandy a ˈround …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bandy about — phrasal verb bandy around or bandy about [transitive] Word forms bandy around : present tense I/you/we/they bandy around he/she/it bandies around present participle bandying around past tense bandied around past participle bandied around to… …   English dictionary

  • bandy about — or bandy around PHRASAL VERB: usu passive (disapproval) If someone s name or something such as an idea is bandied about or is bandied around, that person or that thing is discussed by many people in a casual way. [be V ed P] He whispered my name… …   English dictionary

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  • talk over — verb speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion (Freq. 1) We discussed our household budget • Syn: ↑hash out, ↑discuss • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary