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English definition of “get around to something”

get around to something

verb phrasal verb with get  /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/) us  
to find time to do something that you have intended or would like to do: I wanted to see that movie but never got around to it.
(Definition of get around to something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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