get around to sthUK also get round to sth
— phrasal verb with get uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten
- I intended to tidy the flat at the weekend, but I didn't get round to it.
- It's been at the back of my mind to call José for several days now, but I haven't got round to it yet.
- He never did get around to putting up the shelves.
- After weeks of putting it off, she finally got around to painting the bedroom.
- Did you get round to doing the shopping?
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