Tinkering in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Tinkering

attempting to fix something without the required knowledge or skill

Examples of Tinkering in a sentence

I spent hours tinkering with my car trying to find out what was wrong with it, but I failed to accomplish anything at all.  🔊

Tinkering with your computer is more likely to harm it than fix it if you don’t know what you’re doing.  🔊

Many people spend time tinkering with broken objects instead of taking them to a professional to fix them because they do not want to pay for a repair.  🔊

If you are tinkering with an object you probably don’t know what you’re doing, as tinkering implies that you don’t even know what the problem really is.  🔊

Professionals never spend time tinkering because they usually know what the problem is, leading them to take clear cut step by step action to solve that problem.  🔊

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