Is there really an idiom called "don't playground with us" which is similar to don't mess with us? I often found slang in movie/series that a noun can be used as verb also like "Let's chair him up" or "You only want my sister to bed her". Is that common for an idiom, and is it often used in daily conversation even though not grammatically correct?

  • Please remember to use a capital letter at the start of a sentence. I have corrected your question.
    – BillJ
    Sep 14, 2018 at 10:08
  • Unlike playground, bed and chair are also verbs. Sep 14, 2018 at 10:32
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    Possible duplicate of Verbing, or turning nouns into verbs
    – bookmanu
    Sep 14, 2018 at 10:45

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It is don't play (around) with someone:

  • Do not try to trick me or tell me a lie; do not try to make a fool out of me; don't try to manipulate my emotions.

  • Listen, pal, don't play around with me! Either pay your debts on time or we'll have to repossess your home. Don't play with me—did I win the award or not?

(The Free Dictionary)

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