English version

get around to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget around to something phrasal verbDOto do something that you have been intending to do for some time I meant to phone her yesterday, but I never got around to it.get around to doing something We finally got around to clearing out the garage. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get around to We never got around to buying a quilt, although Selina knows feathers make me sneeze.Once I finally got around to finding a definition, I see that it was never any such thing.I suppose I could get around to it myself in time.Perhaps he ought to remember those days and get around to living up to the promise he made to the last Tory conference.Probably because no one ever got around to starting one.Somehow, they never got around to thinking about it.get around to doing somethingIt was a year before he finally got around to unpacking his books.Finally, it also is tangible satisfaction when I get around to using it because I remember the work put into it.I suppose I could get around to it myself in time.Once I finally got around to finding a definition, I see that it was never any such thing.Perhaps he ought to remember those days and get around to living up to the promise he made to the last Tory conference.Probably because no one ever got around to starting one.Somehow, they never got around to thinking about it.We never got around to buying a quilt, although Selina knows feathers make me sneeze.
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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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