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English definition of “get about”

get about

UK (US get around)
verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  

(TRAVEL)

to travel to a lot of places: Spain last week and Germany this week - he gets about, doesn't he!

(MOVE)

to be able to go to different places without difficulty, especially if you are old or ill: My gran is finding it harder to get about these days.
(Definition of get about from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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