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out and about

adjective
  1. regularly going out of the house to work, take part in social activity, etc, esp after an illness
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Idioms and Phrases with out and about

out and about

Well enough to come and go, especially after an illness. For example, I'm glad to see you're out and about again. [Late 1800s] Also see up and about.

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