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go about sth

verb uk phrasal verb with go   /ɡəʊ/ us    /ɡoʊ/ ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to begin to do something or deal with something: What's the best way of going about this? [+ -ing verb] How can we go about solving this problem?
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