In 83% of cases "fiddle with" is used
Do not fiddle with the market mechanism.
Ford fiddled with his Sub-Etha Sens-O-Matic.
A year later we were still fiddling with it.
Novelists have to get some actual words down before they can fiddle with the theology.
Wyszkowski's Second Law: Anything can be made to work if you fiddle with it long enough.
I just got a drum loop going, fiddled with it a little bit, and him and Chris Sutherland were the rappers.
Governments have fiddled with crime and unemployment figures until it is hard to know what precisely they are telling us.
And why is he always fiddling with the button on his jacket??? I can't understand why Temptation was axed, when it was rating 1m plus.
But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.
Or a fuel injector for a large marine diesel engine or a browser, it has to be stable for a decade or so because you can't afford to fiddle with the stuff all the time.
In 3% of cases "fiddle around" is used
Bold action is required,,,, but all we get is weaselish dithering and fiddling around the edges.
In 3% of cases "fiddle for" is used
The old lady put on her spectacles, fiddled for a few seconds to peel off the backing paper - and then licked the stamp again.