get around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “get around” in the English Dictionary

"get around" in British English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of get around?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More