get around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “get around” in the English Dictionary

"get around" in British English

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get around

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

get around (TRAVEL)

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

get around (MOVE)

to be ​able to go to different ​places without ​difficulty, ​especially if you are ​old or ​ill: My ​grandmother is ​finding it ​harder to get around these ​days.
(Definition of get around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get around”
in Chinese (Simplified) (消息等)传开,流传…
in Chinese (Traditional) (消息等)傳開,流傳…
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