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get round to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget round to something phrasal verb British EnglishEVENTUALLYto do something that you have been intending to do for some time I keep meaning to put a lock on it, but I never get round to it.get round to doing something I haven’t got round to unpacking from my holiday yet. get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get round to Why had he never got round to building another sonic screwdriver?A deed planned in cold blood may appear very different to the perpetrator if he ever gets round to carrying it out.It loves jobs that no human would ever get round to -- or find time to finish.It is high time that Wolverhampton got round to proposing some reorganisations.I couldn't get round to ringing until now.Her friends pushed the boat off down the river and ran across the fields to get round to the bridge.We just never seemed to get round to them.get round to doing somethingA deed planned in cold blood may appear very different to the perpetrator if he ever gets round to carrying it out.Chapter Ten Charles got round to the Stage Door as quickly as he could.Her friends pushed the boat off down the river and ran across the fields to get round to the bridge.I couldn't get round to ringing until now.It is high time that Wolverhampton got round to proposing some reorganisations.It loves jobs that no human would ever get round to -- or find time to finish.We just never seemed to get round to them.Why had he never got round to building another sonic screwdriver?
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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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