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Lark it up

Also, lark about . Have a noisy, exuberant good time. For example, We were larking it up when the supervisor walked in , or He’s always larking about at night . These expressions employ lark in the sense of “to frolic,” a usage dating from the early 1800s. Also see cut up


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