Meaning of “go round (somewhere)” in the English Dictionary

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"go round (somewhere)" in British English

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go round (somewhere)

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

to go or be given from one person to another, or to move from one place to another:

A nasty flu bug is going round (the school) at the moment.
There's a rumour going round (the village) that they're having an affair.

More examples

  • There's a rumour going round that she intends to leave the company.
  • I heard a rumour's going round that she's seeing Luke Harrison.
  • There's a bug going round.
  • This virus has been going round for weeks.
  • This virus has been going round the school.

(Definition of “go round (somewhere)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)