Definition of bat around or about in English:

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bat around (or about)

informal, chiefly North American Travel widely, frequently, or casually: I’m always batting around between England and America
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  • Obviously, as we have kind of batted around endlessly, they're looking for evidence in that truck.
  • He was an English immigrant who batted around the United States in a random fashion until in 1876 he sold the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad on the idea of opening clean and wholesome restaurants at their rail depots.
  • Why couldn't I get a van and bat around the country doing whatever it is I do?
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