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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)

(SPIN)

to spin like a wheel
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(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.

(BEHAVE BADLY)

to spend your time behaving in the stated way: [+ -ing verb] You can't go round being rude to people.
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(VISIT)

to visit someone in their home: 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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Translations of “go round”
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋轉, 轉動…
in Russian хватать на всех…
in Turkish yetecek kadar olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋转, 转动…
in Polish wystarczyć (dla wszystkich)…
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