get round

get around

  1. (preposition) to circumvent or overcome: he got round the problem by an ingenious trick

  2. (preposition) informal to have one's way with; cajole: that girl can get round anyone

  1. (preposition) to evade (a law or rules)

  2. (adverb foll by to) to reach or come to at length: I'll get round to that job in an hour

Words Nearby get round

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Other Idioms and Phrases with get round

get round

see get around, def. 1 and 2.

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