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get round

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verb (intr)
(preposition) to circumvent or overcomehe got round the problem by an ingenious trick
(preposition) informal to have one's way with; cajolethat girl can get round anyone
(preposition) to evade (a law or rules)
(adverb foll by to) to reach or come to at lengthI'll get round to that job in an hour
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get round

see get around, def. 1 and 2.

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