verb (intr, adverb)
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How to use get about in a sentence
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
Thus far, the most talked-about Green Friday hotspot is Denver dispensary the Grass Station.Colorado Weed Dispensaries Celebrate ‘Green Friday’|Abby Haglage|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But while Yariv and Nakarin have had plenty of their friends over for dinner, this is no regular get-together.
The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Idioms and Phrases with get about
Also get around. Move around, be active, especially after an illness. For example, At 85 Jean still gets around very well, or Arthritis makes it hard for him to get about. [Mid-1800s]
Become known, circulate, as in The news of her engagement got about very quickly. [Early 1800s] Also see get around, def. 4.
Be socially active, as in After her husband died, she didn't get about much for a year. Also see get around, def. 3 and 4.