Phrase(s): jack around [and] jerk around
Sl. to waste time. • Stop jacking around and get some work done! • The kids spend most of the day jerking around., Phrase(s): jack someone around [and] jerk someone around
Sl. to give someone a difficult time; to harass someone. • Come on! Stop jacking me around! • Max started jerking Lefty around, and it looked as if there was going to be trouble. • You jack around everyone you know!
McGrawhill's American Idioms And Phrasal Verbs