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 aroundto mention something a lot, usually without thinking much about what you are saying
I don't want people bandying my name about in public.
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bandy around — ˌbandy a ˈround ˌbandy a ˈbout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bandy around he/she/it bandies around present participle bandying around … Useful english dictionary
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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. Main entry: ↑bandyderived … Useful english dictionary