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English definition of “get around”

get around

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
mainly US for get round (somewhere): News of Helen's pregnancy soon got around the office.Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of get around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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