go round Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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go round

UK (US go around)
phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)

go round (SPIN)

to spin like a ​wheel
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go round (BE ENOUGH)

If there is enough of something to go round, there is enough for everyone in a ​group of ​people: Are there enough ​pencils to go round?
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  • There weren't enough ​chairs to go round.
  • Are there enough ​leaflets to go round?
  • Let me ​know if there are not enough ​glasses to go round.
  • You'll have to ​share the ​handouts if there aren't enough to go round.
  • There was more than enough ​custard to go round.

go round (BEHAVE BADLY)

to ​spendyourtimebehaving in the ​stated way: [+ -ing verb] You can't go round beingrude to ​people.
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go round (VISIT)

to ​visit someone in ​theirhome: I'm just going round to Martha's for ​half an ​hour. I'll go round ​later and ​see how he is.
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(Definition of go round from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go round”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋转, 转动…
in Turkish yetecek kadar olmak…
in Russian хватать на всех…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋轉, 轉動…
in Polish wystarczyć (dla wszystkich)…
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