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get around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget around phrasal verb1 get around (something)TRAVEL to go or travel to different places We had to use public transport to get around. It’s quite easy to get around London.2 SPREADif news or information gets around, it is told to a lot of people News of the accident soon got around. Word got around that the department might be closed.3 AVOID get around something to avoid something that is difficult or causes problems for you I think we should be able to get around most of these problems. She was always very clever at getting around the rules. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get aroundIsn't there any way of getting round these regulations?The metro system in Mexico City is very good. It makes it really easy to get around.It would take some time for the news to get around.So there was no getting around it: the car was dead.And they also get around New York.You can use free shuttle buses to get around the city.He gets around the fire codes by claiming the building is a private club and not a business.get around (something)It would take some time for the news to get around.He could then expect to get around four pounds ten shillings.So there was no getting around it: the car was dead.Fedotenko got around Matthieu Descoteaux and centered to White.And they also get around New York.Either that or there was some way to get around the lock.Julian had never got around to asking, but now he knew that it had been Guy Hanthorpe.Individuals and businesses are obliged to pay $ 49, but many never get around to sending in the check.get around somethingIf we can get round these difficulties, we'll be able to discuss the really important points.It would take some time for the news to get around.He could then expect to get around four pounds ten shillings.So there was no getting around it: the car was dead.There's no way of getting around it - you're going to have to tell her the truth.Fedotenko got around Matthieu Descoteaux and centered to White.And they also get around New York.Either that or there was some way to get around the lock.How do we get around the new tax laws?Julian had never got around to asking, but now he knew that it had been Guy Hanthorpe.Individuals and businesses are obliged to pay $ 49, but many never get around to sending in the check.
From Longman Business Dictionaryget around something (also get round) phrasal verb [transitive] to find a way of dealing with a problem, especially by avoiding it altogetherGasoline was smuggled across the border to get around an international trade embargo.The US banks searched for ways to get round these restrictions. get→ See Verb table
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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