Clown about / around – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To clown about (or clown around) is to behave in a silly way.

Examples of use:

1. Jack was clowning around on his skateboard and he fell off and broke his wrist.

2. The children love clowning about in the pool in the summer.

3. Don’t clown around in the office during work time.

4. Stop clowning about and do your homework!

clown about / around
present simple
clown about / around and clowns about / around
-ing form
clowning about / around
past simple
clowned about / around
past participle
clowned about / around

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

Do you like clowning around with your friends?

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