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get around (somewhere)

phrasal verb with get uk   /ɡet/ us   /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten
mainly US →  get round (somewhere) : News of Helen's pregnancy soon got around the office.
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get around (somewhere)

phrasal verb with get us   /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past participle gotten /ˈɡɑt·ən/ got /ɡɑt/
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to travel or move from place to place: You need a car to get around town. During her last few years, Edna couldn’t get around very well. It didn’t take long for that rumor to get around the office.
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