get round

get round
phrasal verb
Word forms "get round":
present tense I/you/we/they get round he/she/it gets round present participle getting round past tense got round past participle got round British
1) [intransitive]
same as get around 2)

The news soon got round that people were going to lose their jobs.

2) [transitive]
same as get around 3)

We had to get round the problem that none of us spoke the same language.

3) [transitive]
same as get around 4)

She gets round her dad easily, but her mother is more strict.


English dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get round to — To bring oneself to do (something) • • • Main Entry: ↑get get round to To have the time or inclination to do (something) after delay • • • Main Entry: ↑round …   Useful english dictionary

  • get round — /ˌget raυnd/ verb to avoid ● We tried to get round the embargo by shipping from Canada …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • get round — ► get round chiefly Brit. 1) coax or persuade (someone) to do or allow something. 2) deal successfully with (a problem). Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get round to — ► get round to chiefly Brit. deal with (a task) in due course. Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get round to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms get round to : present tense I/you/we/they get round to he/she/it gets round to present participle getting round to past tense got round to past participle got round to British get round to something same as… …   English dictionary

  • get round — verb : to get around * * * get round see GET AROUND ((ABOVE)) • • • Main Entry: ↑get …   Useful english dictionary

  • get round — phr verb Get round is used with these nouns as the object: ↑problem …   Collocations dictionary

  • get round to something — ˌget ˈround/aˈround to sth derived to find the time to do sth • I meant to do the ironing but I didn t get round to it. • get round to something doing sth I hope to get around to answering your letter next week. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get round somebody — ˌget ˈround/aˈround sb derived to persuade sb to agree or to do what you want, usually by doing nice things for them • She knows how to get round her dad. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get round something — ˌget ˈround/aˈround sth derived to deal with a problem successfully Syn: ↑overcome • A clever lawyer might find a way of getting round that clause. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”