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Meaning of “get about” - Learner’s Dictionary

get about

mainly UK ( US get around) phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)
TRAVEL
to travel to a lot of placesGeneral words for movement
MOVE
to be able to go to different places without difficulty, especially if you are old or sickGeneral words for movement
INFORMATION
If news or information gets about, a lot of people hear about it.Spreading and scattering
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